Sep 262015
 
 September 26, 2015  Court, Featured News, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Joe Palazzola reports:

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court occupies a super secure space inside the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, behind a biometric hand-scanner and wood-and-metal doors that seal into the walls.

The secret courtroom has been forbidden to all but the government officials seeking warrants in national-security investigations. But it may soon admit an outsider.

The spy court recently appointed Washington, D.C., lawyer Preston Burton to weigh in on whether the government can retain millions of telephone records that it has collected in bulk since at least 2006, in light of a law Congress passed in June phasing out the intelligence program.

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