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Monday, July 08, 2013

Reining in secretive FISA court poses legal hurdles


"...the Electronic Privacy Information Center of Washington, D.C., a non-profit privacy advocacy group, will file a petition today with the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the gathering of citizen telephone records by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the FISA court, due to what it deems as 'exceptional circumstances' surrounding the secret operations of FISA court and the NSA.

"But shutting down any portion of the functions of the NSA and the FISA court may present legal problems that are unprecedented in U.S. jurisprudence..."

Click here to read the whole thing at Anthony G. Martin's National Conservative Examiner.

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