Eagan Order, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court - Today the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court released a previously classified opinion reauthorizing the collection of bulk telephony metadata under Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act. The opinion affirms that the bulk telephony metadata collection is both lawful and constitutional. The release of this opinion is consistent with the President’s call for more transparency on these valuable intelligence programs.
Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation v. Obama (N.D. Cal. Mar. 31, 2010) - Judge Walker granted summary judgment to the plaintiffs in this much-discussed civil suit arising out of alleged NSA warrantless surveillance. Reversed on appeal.
Amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) - CRS Review
Good review of video surveillance by the government - United States v. Koyomejian, 946 F.2d 1450 (9th Cir. 1991)
Court finds FISA constitutional - United States v. Duggan, 743 F.2d 59 (2nd Cir. 1984)
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