Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court

Prosecutors say a judge's decision granting lawyers in a Chicago terrorism case unprecedented access to secret intelligence-court records could jeopardize national security.   (Credit: Thinkstock)

US Appeals Ruling To Let Lawyers See Secret ‘National Security’ Files

Prosecutors say a judge’s decision granting lawyers in a Chicago terrorism case unprecedented access to secret intelligence-court records could jeopardize national security.

03/31/2014

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U.S. Spy Court: NSA To Keep Collecting Phone Records

A secretive U.S. spy court has ruled again that the National Security Agency can keep collecting every American’s telephone records every day, in the midst of dueling decisions in two civilian federal courts about whether the surveillance program is constitutional.

01/03/2014

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DOJ Declassifying Portions Of Secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Opinions

The Justice Department is declassifying portions of some secret court orders concerning the government’s authority to seize records under the Patriot Act.

09/05/2013

The Obama administration on Thursday defended the National Security Agency's need to collect telephone records of U.S. citizens, calling such information "a critical tool in protecting the nation from terrorist threats." (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Defends ‘Daily’ Collection Of US Citizen Phone Records

The Obama administration on Thursday defended the National Security Agency’s need to collect telephone records of U.S. citizens, calling such information “a critical tool in protecting the nation from terrorist threats.”

06/06/2013

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