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Jesselyn Radack

3 NSA veterans speak out on whistle-blower: We told you so

With their lawyer, Jesselyn Radack of the Government Accountability Project, they weighed their implications and their repercussions. They disputed the administration's claim of the impact of the disclosures on national security — and President Obama's argument that Congress and the ...

DOJ invoked Espionage Act in calling Fox News reporter criminal 'co-conspirator'

"This kind of puts us into the deep freeze," attorney Jesselyn Radack said. "I feel like we're back to the Dark Ages. " In the case involving Fox News, a government adviser was accused of leaking information after a 2009 story by Fox News' James Rosen was published online which said ...

D.C. Lawyer Jesselyn Radack Wins Hugh M. Hefner First ...

D.C. Lawyer Jesselyn Radack Wins Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award For Whistleblower Work Yale, Playboy, 2012 Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Awards, American Taliban, District of Columbia, First Amendment, Government Accountability Project, Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Awards...

Eight months later, Edward Snowden defies labels

Jesselyn Radack, a Snowden legal advisor who works for the Government Accountability Project, called Snowden a “patriotic American” who loves his country and wanted to come back “if conditions were right.” It is the administration’s position that Snowden would be afforded due process and ...

Republicans call for Snowden to be extradited

Jesselyn Radack, a former justice department attorney who represents whistleblowers, told Reuters: "As a whistleblower myself, this is one of the most significant leakers in my lifetime and in US history. " Thomas Drake, a former NSA executive who famously leaked information about what ...

Obama Pursuing Leakers Sends Warning to Whistle-Blowers

Cases such as Kim’s, which can be drawn out for years as the prosecution and defense teams work with sensitive materials through dozens of filings and status reports can cost upwards of $1 million, according to Jesselyn Radack, a lawyer with the Government Accountability Project who has ...

Squelching Secrets: Why Are Obama's Prosecutors Pursuing John Kiriakou?

“They are going after someone who blew the whistle on torture and waterboarding,” said Jesselyn Radack, national security and human rights director at the Government Accountability Project, which represents whistleblowers, “while at the same time, the people who wrote the memos and ...

‘Courage is contagious’: Whistleblowing Fantastic Four talk ‘Snowden effect’ on RT

After a secret meeting with Snowden, the four whistleblowers – former NSA executive Thomas Andrews Drake, former CIA analyst Ray McGovern, former FBI agent Coleen Rowley and Jesselyn Radack of Government Accountability Project – all met in RT’s studio to discuss the perils of doing what ...

Anti-NSA rally attracts thousands to march in Washington

Jesselyn Radack, national security director for the Government Accountability Project, one of the rally organizers, read the crowd a statement from Snowden decrying the government's ability to examine call records and internet transactions. "Our representatives in Congress tell us this ...

4 Americans meet Snowden to give him award

Drake and the other Americans — Raymond McGovern, Jesselyn Radack and Coleen Rowley — said Snowden was in good spirits and still believes he did the right thing in disclosing the NSA surveillance program. They said they saw no evidence that Snowden was under the control of Russian ...

Bradley Manning WikiLeaks trial 'dangerous' for civil liberties – experts

Jesselyn Radack of the Government Accountability Project, who represented two of the six leakers who have been prosecuted – National Security Agency whistleblower Thomas Drake and former CIA operative John Kiriakou – said the broad legal implications of Manning's trial were frightening. ...

CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou shares prison experience in open letter

In his letter, sent to Jesselyn Radack, who represents whistleblowers at the Government Accountability Project, Kiriakou describes his conditions at the Federal Correctional Institution at Loretto, Pennsylvania, where he has been incarcerated since 28 February. He says an agreement ...

House Judiciary Committee is investigating Attorney General Eric Holder: 'PERJURY is on the table' |...

Fox News ' reporting on Tuesday included an observation from Jesselyn Radack, an attorney with the Government Accountability Project. Holder's testimony on May 15, Radack said, was 'at best hypocritical and at worst perjury. ' ...

White House Leaks: Whistleblower Jesselyn Radack Expresses ...

) On Thursday's "Democracy Now," Jesselyn Radack, who exposed flaws in the interrogation of the so-called "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh, spoke about the controversy. While she said that she thought the information had been leaked "for political gain," and that the Obama ...

Snowden's legal adviser says leaker would "love" to return to America

He loves his homeland and would love to come back if the conditions were right,” said Jesselyn Radack, national security and human rights director at the Government Accountability Project and a top legal adviser to Mr. Snowden. Ms. Radack spoke on CBS ‘ “Face the Nation” program ...

Snowden won't return to U.S. without amnesty, says legal adviser

Jesselyn Radack said she was glad Holder indicated last week he would talk to lawyers for the former U.S. spy agency contractor to negotiate his return from Moscow, but that Snowden would need better protection. "It's a little disheartening that he (Holder) seemed to take clemency and ...

More NSA Leakers Followed Snowden’s Footsteps, Whistleblower Lawyer Says

... those at the NSA and CIA, but the unintended consequence is [that] more and more whistleblowers are coming through the doors of the Government Accountability Project (GAP),” said Jesselyn Radack, referring to the organization where she works as the National Security and Human Rights Director...

Manning case unlikely to affect other leak probes

Jesselyn Radack, a lawyer with the Government Accountability Project, which considers Manning a conscientious whistleblower, said that, if anything, Manning's trial in general will help Assange because Manning himself testified that he was not enticed by the WikiLeaks founder into ...

Whistleblower lawyer: Feds gain ‘power’ through data

“The NSA wants to collect data on all U.S. persons,” said Jesselyn Radack, national security and human rights director for Government Accountability Project (GAP). “Information is the currency of power.” “They are acting as a totalitarian state,” continued Radick. “This is totally ...

Edward Snowden given 'integrity in intelligence' award

Those present included former National Security Agency senior analyst Thomas Drake, former Department of Justice ethics advisor Jesselyn Radack, former FBI agent Coleen Rowley and former CIA analyst Ray McGovern, the group said. In a statement on its website, the group said the award is ...

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