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DOJ Lawyer Charged in Ethics Case

Thomas Tamm exposed NSA program to media.

, The National Law Journal

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Thomas Tamm, a former U.S. Department of Justice lawyer who leaked information to the press about warrantless domestic spying under President George W. Bush, is facing legal ethics charges in Washington. The New York Times won a Pulitzer Prize in 2006 for its reporting on the surveillance program, which permitted the National Security Agency to eavesdrop on Americans and others inside the United States without a warrant.

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  • lane

    Is there no statute of limitations that applies?

  • Ken Simon

    11 years after the fact? Outrageous. Bar counsel‘s egregious delay is the story here. Who should live with an unresolved investigation for so long? A murderer, ok. But for iffy ethical charges at best, simply unbelievable.

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