A newly released report found errors or lost information in 29 FISA applications.
Jeremy Gordon is a student at the University of Virginia School of Law, where he focuses on national security law. He is the president of the Law, Innovation, Security & Technology Society, a research assistant at the Center for National Security Law, and an editor of the Virginia Journal of International Law and the Journal of Law & Cyber Warfare. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Political Economy.
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On Monday, Feb. 24, the House Judiciary Committee introduced legislation that would amend and reauthorize the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
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President Trump announced on Tuesday that he fired national security adviser John Bolton, writing on Twitter that he “disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions.” Bolton, however, said on Twitter that he had resigned.
Several parties have sued the federal government in connection with the Trump administration's decision to repurpose funds to build a wall along the southern border pursuant to a national emergency declaration.
House v. Mnuchin (District of Columbia)
On April 5, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled in McKeever v. Barr, a case concerning the court’s power to release material protected under grand jury secrecy. Its opinion, which holds that a district court lacks inherent authority to disclose the grand jury records, may make it more difficult for those who have called upon Attorney General William Barr to release Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report to obtain its full and unredacted findings.
On Thursday, Nov. 8, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will hear oral argument in In re Grand Jury Investigation, a case that could decide the constitutional validity of Robert Mueller’s appointment as special counsel. Judges Karen Henderson, Judith Rogers and Sri Srinivasan will review Roger Stone associate Andrew Miller’s appeal of an order holding him in contempt of court for his refusal to comply with subpoenas from Special Counsel Robert Mueller.