NSA Says Court Lacks Jurisdiction In Surveillance Suits

Law360, Los Angeles (January 10, 2014, 9:59 PM EST) -- The National Security Agency on Friday told a Washington, D.C., federal judge who said its surveillance program was likely unconstitutional that his court lacked jurisdiction over claims in a former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor's two suits against the federal agencies.

In a partial motion to dismiss, the NSA and the DOJ argued to U.S. District Judge Richard J. Leon that Congress had precluded judicial review of Administrative Procedure Act allegations, such as those made by Larry E. Klayman, that the program exceeded the statutory authority...
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