Today's Senate Judiciary Hearing on the FISA Surveillance Programs

By Raffaela Wakeman
Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 8:49 AM

A big hearing is taking place this morning at 9am before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Media report that the Verizon order will be declassified at this hearing.

Catch it live at the Committee's website, or over at C-SPAN.

Here's the list of witnesses:

“Strengthening Privacy Rights and National Security:  Oversight of FISA Surveillance Programs”

Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 226
10:00 a.m.

Panel I

The Honorable James Cole
Deputy Attorney General
Department of Justice
Washington, DC

John C. Inglis
Deputy Director
National Security Agency
Washington, DC

Robert S. Litt
General Counsel
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Washington, DC

Sean M. Joyce
Deputy Director
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Washington, DC

Panel II

The Honorable James G. Carr
Senior Judge
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Toledo, OH

Jameel Jaffer
Deputy Legal Director
American Civil Liberties Union
New York, NY

Stewart Baker
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Washington, DC

[Update: Witness testimony has been added to this post.]