I watched the movie Official Secrets about a woman who worked for the British and who had the memo from the USA and the NSA to attempt to dig up dirt on members of the UN Security Council who might vote for or against a 2nd resolution supporting war with Iraq.
I did not even know about this!
This was very interesting and good and you learn a small bit about what is called among lawyers the defense of necessity.
The woman held firm and did not plead guilty and then the UK dropped the case when it was about to begin!
However, the UK attempted to torment her by holding her in suspense for months!