In Re: National Security Agency Telecommunications Records Litigation (This document relates to: Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation, Inc. et al. v Bush et al)

Amicus Curiae Brief of Telecommunications Carrier Defendants Regarding Whether The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Preempts The State Secrets Privilege


This case alleges targeting of the leaders of an Islamic charity and their lawyers by the admitted, targeted warrantless wiretapping by the NSA. It is based on a document that was accidentally disclosed to the plaintiffs by the government that the plaintiffs allege demonstrates that they were subjected to warrantless wiretapping (the exact facts are held under tight seal).

This is the amicus curiae brief of telecommunications carrier defendants regarding whether the foreign intelligence surveillance act preempts the state secrets privilege.

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Published In: Communications & Media Updates, Constitutional Law Updates, Criminal Law Updates, Military Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

Reference Info:Legal Memoranda: Pre-Trial Motions | Federal, 9th Circuit, California | United States

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