Alliance For Justice report examines troubling questions about FISA Court

Alliance For Justice (AFJ)

The FISA Court was created in response to abuses by the Nixon Administration

Giving the Chief Justice of the United States sole power to appoint all of the judges on an enormously powerful court that issues secret decisions “is unlike anything else in our democratic system of checks and balances…” according to a new report from Alliance for Justice.

The report, Justice in the Surveillance State (PDF) , takes a close look at some of the troubling issues surrounding the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC). The court also is known as the FISA Court, after the law that created it.

It is the subject of renewed scrutiny in the wake of revelations by Edward Snowden, a contractor formerly working for the National Security Agency (NSA). Snowden leaked a FISC order that permitted the NSA to collect millions, if not billions of data points on American citizens.

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