NJ Gov. Signs Law Curtailing Out-Of-State Terrorism Probes

Law360, New York (September 9, 2013, 4:46 PM EDT) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday signed legislation requiring out-of-state law enforcement agencies to give state officials advance notice before engaging in local counter-terrorism surveillance activities, immediately enacting a law inspired by controversial New York police investigations that critics say trampled civil liberties.

Christie put his signature on S2311, which establishes guidelines for out-of-state law enforcement entities that intend to conduct counter-terrorism investigations in the state. The law, which takes effect immediately, requires any out-of-state entity to communicate its plans to the prosecutor of the...
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