executive privilege

executive privilege

A privilege, based on the constitutional doctrine of separation of powers, that exempts the executive branch of the federal government from usual disclosure requirements when the matter to be disclosed involves national security or foreign policy. Cf. executive immunity under IMMUNITY(1). [Cases: Witnesses 216. C.J.S. Witnesses ¡ì¡ì 361¨C364.]
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