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Watching the Watchers: Legal Effects of the Section 702 Renewal

By   /  February 18, 2018  /  FISA, Fourth Amendment, Intelligence, National Security Law & Policy, Secrecy, Surveillance, Trending Topics  /  No Comments

By: Carly Nuttall  The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) first became law in 1978. Broadly speaking, FISA is a federal law that outlines the necessary procedures for physical and electronic surveillance concerning foreign intelligence information between foreign powers and/or agents of foreign powers that are suspected of either espionage or terrorism. FISA also created the […]

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Article III Court by Day, Executive Actor by Night

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  FISA, National Security Law  /  Comments Off on Article III Court by Day, Executive Actor by Night

By Dale Ton Although the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) has largely avoided the public limelight for the nearly four decades of its existence, its time in the shadows may be ending.  The early days of President Donald Trump’s administration turned America’s attention towards the federal judiciary, with individual judges and the institution becoming subjected […]

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