Cloak and Gavel: FBI Wiretaps, Bugs, Informers and the Supreme CourtPublisher: Bull City Law Publishing ISBN: 979-8846845459Genre: Legal History Price: $9.99
Cloak and Gavel contains true details the FBI war on the Supreme Court based on over a decade of Freedom of Information Act litigation against the U.S. Department of Justice
|Alexander Charns is a Durham criminal defense attorney whose writing has appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post and San Francisco Examiner.|
Wall Street Journal
[T]he product of an eight-year struggle to force the FBI to reveal its Supreme Court snooping. Charns got . . . hard evidence that Hoover attempted to monitor the court’s private deliberations and manipulate some of the justices.
The FBI’s scandalous techniques ranged from illegal wiretapping, to disinformation campaigns, to using Justice Abe Fortas as a Bureau informant.Harvard Law Review