FISA judges to be briefed

The FISA court is arranging a formal briefing where the administration will (in theory) explain its warrantless spying program.

  • Will there be any analogue of opposing counsel there? Will someone be asking hard questions of the administration, or will it simply be the administration people giving a presentation to the judges and then the judges having to decide to quit or not? Why is this not a matter for a hearing of the ordinary sort?
  • Note that this WP article quietly confirms Ars Technica’s analysis of what the illegal spying program actually entailed…
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Published in: on December 22, 2005 at 10:39  Comments (2)  
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  1. at least the court won’t have to subpoena anyone to get its briefing.

  2. at least the court won’t have to subpoena anyone to get its briefing.


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