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ID:

5

Date:

2004-06-13

Headline:

Critics take aim at secret court

Reporter's name:

Christopher Smith

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The Salt Lake Tribune

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

Government watchdog groups used FOIA to reveal the identities of the 11 federal judges on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, a secret court that approves warrants allowing the government to covertly listen to communications of suspected terrorists in the U.S. The Salt Lake Tribune noted the 2003 FOIA disclosure in a story about a controversial proposal in Congress to amend the courtís authority.

Keywords:

FISA


Agencies:

FISC

States:

DC

Categories:

justice


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