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Author: Kevin R. Kosar
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: order, executive, policy, information, classified
Number of Pages: 22
Published: 2011-04-01
ISBN-10: 1437944132
ISBN-13: 9781437944136

Recently, there have been multiple high-profile incidents involving the release of classified government info. Perhaps most prominent was Wikileaks.org's unauthorized publication of more than 600,000 classified DoD documents. Such incidents have further heightened congressional, media, and public interest in classified info. policy. This report provides info. on classified info. policy, which also is called security classification policy and national security classification info. policy. It discusses the history, costs, and agencies assigned roles in classified info. policy. The report focuses
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Author: Gene Aloise
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: national, alamos, laboratorys, classified, network, computer, los, improvements, actions, security, needed, manage, sustain, protect, information
Number of Pages: 39
Published: 2010-02
ISBN-10: 1437925464
ISBN-13: 9781437925463

The Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), which is overseen by the National Nuclear Security Admin. (NNSA), has experienced a number of security lapses in controlling classified information stored on its classified computer network. This report: (1) assesses the effectiveness of security controls LANL used to protect information on its classified network; (2) assesses whether LANL had fully implemented an information security program to ensure that security controls were effectively established and maintained for its classified network; and (3) identifies the expenditures used to operate and
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Author: Jennifer K. Elsea
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: defense, information, classified, publication, prohibitions, criminal
Number of Pages: 18
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437940374
ISBN-13: 9781437940374

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. The recent online publication of classified defense documents by the Wikileaks and subsequent reporting by the N.Y. Times and other news media have focused attention on whether such publication violates U.S. criminal law. Some criminal statutes may apply, but these have been used almost exclusively to prosecute individuals with access to classified info. who make it available to foreign agents, or to foreign agents who obtain classified info. unlawfully while present in the U.S. This report discusses the statutory prohibitions th
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Author: Edward C. Liu
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: involving, classified, information, litigation, limits, secrets, privilege, state
Number of Pages: 23
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437928021
ISBN-13: 9781437928020

The state secrets privilege is a judicially created evidentiary privilege that allows the govżt. to resist court-ordered disclosure of info. during litigation, if there is a reasonable danger that such disclosure would harm the national security of the U.S. The Classified Info. Procedures Act provides pretrial procedures that permit a trial judge to rule on questions of admissibility involving classified info. before introduction of the evidence in open court. Contents of this report: (1) U.S. v. Reynolds: The Seminal Case: Asserting the Privilege; (2) Totten v. U.S.: The Special Case of Nonj
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Author: Edward C. Liu
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: information, classified, procedures, defendants, rights, protecting, criminal
Number of Pages: 11
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437984312
ISBN-13: 9781437984316

A criminal prosecution involving CI may cause tension between the governmentżs interest in protecting CI and the criminal defendantżs right to a constitutionally valid trial. In some cases, a defendant may threaten to disclose CI in an effort to gain leverage. Concerns about this practice, referred to as żgraymail,ż led Congress to enact the Classified Info. Procedures Act (CIPA) to provide uniform procedures for prosecutions involving CI. Contents of this report: Background; The CIPA: Pretrial Conferences, Required Notice, and Appeals; Protective Orders and Security Clearances; Discovery:
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Author: Edward C. Liu
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: involving, classified, information, litigation, limits, secrets, privilege, state
Number of Pages: 23
Published: 2010-03
ISBN-10: 1437919626
ISBN-13: 9781437919622

The state secrets privilege is a judicially created evidentiary privilege that allows the govżt. to resist court-ordered disclosure of info. during litigation, if there is a reasonable danger that such disclosure would harm the nat. security of the U.S. Contents of this report: (1) U.S. v. Reynolds: Asserting the Privilege; Evaluating the Validity of the Privilege; Effect of a Valid Privilege; (2) Totten v. U.S.: Special Case of Nonjusticiable Contracts for Espionage; (3) Classified Info. Procedures Act and Secret Evidence in Criminal Litigation:Withholding Classified Info. During Discovery;
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Author: Gene Aloise
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: improve, security, management, oversight, needed, strategies, alamos, national, laboratory, term, los
Number of Pages: 70
Published: 2009-02
ISBN-10: 1437907881
ISBN-13: 9781437907889

In 2006, a Los Alamos Nat. Lab. (LANL) contract employee unlawfully removed classified information from the lab. This was the latest in a series of high-profile security incidents at LANL spanning almost a decade. LANL conducts research on nuclear weapons and other nat. security areas for the Nat. Nuclear Security Admin. This report: (1) identifies LANL¿s major programs and activities and how much they rely on classified resources; (2) identifies initiatives LANL is taking to reduce and consolidate its classified resources and physical footprints and the extent to which these initiatives addr
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