19 April 2021

Justices asked to review Americans' access to intelligence court opinions


Civil liberties groups on Monday asked the Supreme Court to consider whether Americans have a right to access decisions handed down by the secretive foreign intelligence court tasked with reviewing government surveillance applications. The groups, which include the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), argued in their brief that the once-narrow role of the court associated with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act ballooned following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, and that its [...]