Justices Pass On Challenge To Bush-Era Spy Program

Law360, New York (March 3, 2014, 6:11 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to reconsider a lawsuit that was tossed in the wake of the momentous Clapper decision claiming that a discontinued Bush administration warrantless surveillance program undermined the attorney–client relationship.

In their usual fashion, the justices declined to consider a petition from the Center for Constitutional Rights seeking to expunge information gleaned under the Terrorist Surveillance Program, which allowed the National Security Agency to obtain communication records for international phone calls and emails without judicial approval until the program was nixed...
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