Two recent Supreme Court rulings could be consequential for the interpretation of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.
Can courts abstain from hearing suits against foreign sovereigns for reasons of international comity, even when the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) has provided the court jurisdiction over the suit by stripping the foreign sovereign of immunity?
The current risk of document destruction warrants an explanation of an outgoing administration’s legal obligations to preserve government records and what happens to one administration’s records after its successor takes office.
The Justice Department reported that most of the errors identified by the Office of the Inspector General were minor and none invalidated surveillance authorizations.
A newly released report found errors or lost information in 29 FISA applications.
On Monday, Feb. 24, the House Judiciary Committee introduced legislation that would amend and reauthorize the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).