What is Morley v. CIA?

Morley v. CIA is a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, filed by journalist Jefferson Morley, seeking certain JFK assassination related records generated by a CIA undercover officer named George Joannides

Here’s some press coverage of the case.

Federal judges to hear JFK files case on March 19 (JFK Facts, Feb. 25, 2017)

CIA admits undercover officer lived in New Orleans (JFK Facts, Nov. 11, 2013)

5 Decades Later Some JFK FIles Still Sealed (Associated Press, Aus. 18. 2013)

Court uphold public benefit of disclosure about CIA officer in JFK story  (June 19, 2013)

Justice Dept. denies CIA officer was honored for coverup (JFK Facts, Dec. 17, 2012)

CIA Still Cagey About Oswald Mystery (New York Times, October 17, 2009)

Morley v. CIA: Why I sued the CIA for JFK assassination records (JFK Facts, Feb. 23, 2013)

 

3 comments

  1. Richard Turnbull, J.D. says:

    A legal entity like “Morley v. CIA” instantiates, exemplifies, thousands of years of historical understanding. It marks progress, even if it fails for the nonce.
    There isn’t, arguendo, a thing Morley is doing either the Platonic or Xenophonic Socrates would not approve of, there isn’t a
    better outcome than his lawsuits being upheld. Let Justice be done, though the HEavens fall (Coaelit upsurdum?}

  2. […] this day, the CIA steadfastly refuses to release its files relating to Joannides. Such files are apparently not even part of the CIA records that are set to be released on April […]

  3. […] this day, the CIA steadfastly refuses to release its files relating to Joannides. Such files are apparently not even part of the CIA records that are set to be released on April […]

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