Former FBI translator and interpreter Sibel Edmonds and the Project on Government Oversight have sued Attorney General John Ashcroft and the Justice Department for reclassifying national security information having to do with the FBI and 9/11. A panel explains the cases and their implications for national security, free speech, and more.

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  • Sibel Edmonds former FBI linguist
  • David Vladek co-counsel for the Project on Government Oversight's lawsuit against the Justice Department, and professor of law at Georgetown Law School
  • Bruce Fein former associate deputy attorney general, Republican counsel during the Iran-contra hearings, and founding partner with the Lichfield Group

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