Judge Richard Leon

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Judge: ‘Very Real Prospect’ NSA Program Could Go On Forever

Richard Leon, the judge who declared that the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of millions of Americans’ telephone records is likely unconstitutional, has a long record of taking on executive branch actions.


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Sen. Sanders: NSA Is ‘Out Of Control’

Vermont’s two United States senators are applauding a federal judge’s ruling that says the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records likely violates the U.S. Constitution’s ban on unreasonable searches.


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Ex-DC Council Chair Sentenced to 1 Day in Custody

Former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown, who admitted to violating campaign finance laws, avoided most of his possible jail time when he was sentenced Tuesday, but will have to spend hundreds of hours doing community service and stay out of trouble.