For example, after the Congress’s inaction recently allowed sections of the Patriot Act to lapse ... government information and then pardon him. This author did some congressional oversight of the NSA prior to 9/11. Back then, the US …
The US Second Circuit Court of Appeal unanimously ruled that the NSA's bulk telephone metadata 1 program was not authorised by section 215 of the Patriot Act, voiding an earlier ... counterintelligence strategist and author John …
In this case, an exception has been made because the author -- who would have preferred ... one of the most controversial provisions of the USA Patriot Act: the expanded power to issue "national security letters." It no doubt surprised most …
And on February 8 in Washington, members of the House--libertarians and Tea Partiers on one side and progressive Democrats on the other--got together and defeated a bill that would extend three key sections of the Patriot Act. Now …
author of the Patriot Act. "At the heart of this legislation is the reform ... Bulk collection is also prohibited under the FISA Pen Register/Trap and Trace Device authority and National Security Letter authorities," wrote Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.),
The PATRIOT Act’s principal author, U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, said on Sunday’s “UpFront with Mike Gousha” that the law needs to be amended after revelations about broad-ranging NSA domestic data collection. While he said Edward …
At a time when the Justice Department is facing scrutiny for its surveillance of journalists, now the entire Obama Administration is under fire for revelations that the National Security ... "As the author of the Patriot Act, I'm extremely …
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WASHINGTON—Congress is moving steadily toward re-enactment of the USA Patriot Act, which gave the federal ... chief of the FBI's national security law unit when the act was passed in 2001, wrote in a law journal article to be published …
For a legislative fight that has stretched on for months, pitting the House against the Senate and the White House against members of the president's party, the battle to renew the USA Patriot Act will ... revisions affect National Security …