Privacy / Data Protection

Brief Amicus Curiae of People for the American Way Foundation in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellees, Hepting v. AT&T Corp., No. 06-17132 (9th Cir. 2007)

Author(s): Deirdre K. Mulligan
Year: 2014

Abstract:  Brief amicus curiae in case arguing that legislative history of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act demonstrates that Congress intended that FISA be the exclusive means by which the Executive could conduct electronic surveillance for foreign intelligence purposes.

Keywords: national security, FISA, foreign intelligence, warrantless wiretapping, state secrets, NSA