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Lawsuits Lurk if Foreign Surveillance Law Not Reauthorized

Bloomberg BNA

08 Dec 2017

With Section 702 set to expire on December 31, the U.S. government believes it will be able to continue the surveillance program in the near term by relying on an FISA Court order from April that approved its use for one year. According to Robert S. Litt, however, the tactic has yet to be proved feasible in court.

“The government’s theory on FISA Section 702 authority after Jan. 1 hasn’t been proved or tested in court,” he said in the Bloomberg BNA article “Lawsuits Lurk if Foreign Surveillance Law Not Reauthorized.”

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