Reform of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Courts: Introducing a Public Advocate

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This report explores all of these difficult constitutional issues prompted by the idea of making Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) court proceedings more adversarial. It includes background on public advocates, their roles and appointment, and Article III issues raised by a FISA public advocate.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: March 21, 2014
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Nolan, Andrew

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Thompson, Richard M., II

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Chu, Vivian S.

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Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 21, 2014
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United States
Description:

This report explores all of these difficult constitutional issues prompted by the idea of making Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) court proceedings more adversarial. It includes background on public advocates, their roles and appointment, and Article III issues raised by a FISA public advocate.

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55 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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