Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

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an act passed by Congress in 1978 to establish procedures for requesting judicial authorization for foreign intelligence surveillance and to create the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court

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5 ("Electronic surveillance, as defined in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, shall be conducted in accordance with that Act, as well as this Order.
Exhibit B: minimization Procedures Used by the National Security Agency in Connection with Acquisitions of Foreign Intelligence information Pursuant to Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, as amended (2009) available at http://www.
552 (amending Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA)); Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008, Pub.
2248, is described as "an original bill to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, to modernize and streamline the provisions of that Act, and for other purposes.
After two years of revisions and debates, Congress passed the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978.
Section 215 of the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 (Patriot Act) amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to allow much broader access to private data.
Perhaps, the most controversial recent act of Congress is the United and Strengthening of America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 (1) (USA PATRIOT Act) and its impact upon the use of electronic surveillance and physical searches authorized under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) (2) to combat foreign threats.
Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to permit the FBI to seize, with a court order, certain business records pursuant to a terrorism or intelligence investigation.
Dawson, "Shifting the Balance: The DC Circuit and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978," 61 George Washington Law Review 1380, 1398 (1993).
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 passed because of the abuses of the 1960s, 1970s, and frankly, prior to even that time frame.
Cinquegrana, The Walls (and Wires) Have Ears: The Background and First Ten Years of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, 137 U.
After the story and editorial were published, Justice officials denied the Patriot Act was involved, saying the searches were done under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978.
Lawmakers had also asked the department how many emergency surveillance orders had been processed by the secret court established under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 since the powers of the court were broadened in 2002.
E[acute accent]The Attorney General has admitted that, absent additional authority from Congress, the electronic surveillance conducted by the Program requires a court order under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978.
According to the Complaints, the Attorney General has admitted that, absent additional authority from Congress, the electronic surveillance conducted by the Program requires a court order under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978.
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