United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
The NSA “potentially” violated the law, a judge claimed.
An NSA reform bill signed into law earlier this year created the position.
The NSA is taking steps to turn its massive collection of Americans’ phone records back on.
The new statement makes clear that the pressure is on Congress.
The threat is included in more than 1,500 pages of formerly classified papers.
The government needs to release the partially declassified opinion, the surveillance court said.
The move comes as lawmakers continue to debate reform legislation.
Groups are asking President Obama not to get new court approval.
Years before Snowden's leaks, the phone company questioned spying, documents show.
The defeat was revealed in top-secret court documents declassified on Friday.
A judge said the Obama administration can't hold records longer than five years.
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has appointed two new judges to serve on the federal...
The selections earned some early praise from privacy advocates.
The court decided that a temporary lapse of Patriot Act powers did not handicap the NSA.
The judges were added to the secretive court overseeing the U.S.’s intelligence operations.
An NSA reform bill is currently stuck in the Senate.
Ed Gillespie wants to change the secretive spy court that approves operations at the NSA.
Leahy is expected to unveil his bulked-up version of the USA Freedom Act on Tuesday.
The administration should act "immediately," senators say.
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court needs a special advocate for privacy and civil...
The federal surveillance court received a brief refuting the NSA's phone records program.
The phone records will be held for lawsuits challenging the legality of their collection.
The Obama administration released three previously top secret documents.
In his speech last month, Obama described the changes as a “transition period.”