Judge Rules that Airlines Cannot Question FBI in 9/11 Lawsuits

Judge: Airlines can’t question FBI in 9/11 suits
7/16/2009 by Harry R. Weber – Associated Press
A federal judge ruled airlines and other companies in the industry that are being sued by families of terrorism victims can’t question FBI agents about the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. The defendants wanted to depose the agents and sought access to other evidence related to the investigation of the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people in order to show at trial that the government’s failure to catch the terrorists and prevent the attacks mitigates and excuses any alleged fault on the aviation companies’ part. The government objected.
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