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Law’s Steven Stransky examines leak of classified government documents

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BBC NewsSteven Stransky, adjunct professor of law, said the case against the man accused of leaking highly classified government documents has prompted questions about the clearance process and the subsequent red flags that seem to have gone unnoticed after it was granted. “They have an opportunity to explain that and justify what occurred, as well as any mitigation measures they put in place and how they’ve evolved and changed in terms of their personality,” Stransky said. “Those are character judgements that the review process has to make on an individual basis, and those are hard decisions to make.”