WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court is barring the public from arguments in the case of an FBI contractor who was fired after reporting security breaches and alleged misconduct at the bureau.
The court informed Edmonds' legal team Wednesday that only lawyers in the case would be admitted to the courtroom, despite the fact that much of her account has been detailed in a 35-page report issued three months ago by the Justice Department's inspector general. Briefs in the case were publicly filed.
"It's unprecedented and outrageous for the court of appeals to close the argument and it serves no proper purpose to keep the public out," said one of Edmonds' lawyers, Arthur Spitzer.... Read rest at Fox News
Thursday, April 21
FBI Whistleblower Case Closed to Public
Just sign the damn oath!