We can’t ask if it’s legal if you can’t prove it happened…to you…

Supreme court won’t review Bush domestic spying case

Tue Feb 19, 2008 10:10am EST

By James Vicini

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down a legal challenge to the warrantless domestic spying program President George W. Bush created after the September 11 attacks.

The American Civil Liberties Union had asked the justices to hear the case after a lower court ruled the ACLU, other groups and individuals that sued the government had no legal right to do so because they could not prove they had been affected by the program.

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One Response to We can’t ask if it’s legal if you can’t prove it happened…to you…

  1. Axaday says:

    This is another one of those things like double jeopardy that is good most of the time, but occasionally makes a mess. Most of the time we’re very glad that people can only bring criminal or civil suits when they can show damages. It prevents an awful lot of busybody suits.

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