Sterling, Jeffrey

Prosecution of Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling:  Selected References and Case Documents

2015 Mar 2  Govt’s Opposition to Defense Motion for Acquittal, March 2, 2015 []

2015 Feb 16  Defense Motion for Acquittal  []

2015 Jan 26  C.I.A. Officer Is Found Guilty in Leak Tied to Times Reporter,” Matt Apuzzo, New York Times []

2012 Jan 13  Government’s Brief (redacted) []

2011 Jun 21  Affidavit of James Risen []

2011 Feb 25  “DOJ gets reporter’s phone, credit card records in leak probe,” Michael Isikoff, NBC News. []

2011 Jan 14  “Ex-CIA officer pleads not guilty in classified info case,” Carol Cratty, CNN. []

2011 Jan 6  “Former CIA Officer Arrested for Alleged Unauthorized Disclosure of National Defense Information and Obstruction of Justice,” Department of Justice news release []

2010 Dec 22  Indictment of Jeffrey Sterling for Unlawful Retention and Unauthorized Disclosure of National Defense Information, 18 U.S.C.§ 793(d); Mail Fraud, 18 U.S.C.§ 793(e); Unauthorized Conveyance of Government Property, 18 U.S.C.§ 793(e); and Obstruction of Justice 18 U.S.C.§ 1512(c)(1). []

2005 Aug 3  Decision, US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Jeffrey Alexander Sterling v. George Tenet, Director CIA, and John Doe (1-10). 416 F.3d 338; 2005 U.S. App. LEXIS 15945; 96 Fair Empl. Prac. Cas. (BNA) 225; 86 Empl. Prac. Dec. (CCH) P42,040; 67 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. (Callaghan) 1159.  Case dismissed based upon government’s assertion of “state secrets privilege.”

2001 Aug 28  Employment discrimination Complaint:  Jeffrey Alexander Sterling v. George Tenet, Director CIA, and John Doe (1-10) (redacted)

Additional Case Documents are available from the Federation of American Scientists (