NSA Spying Admissions Strengthen Suits, But Hurdles Remain

Law360, New York (June 10, 2013, 10:21 PM EDT) -- Now that the Obama administration has admitted to collecting millions of subscriber records from Verizon Communications Inc., class actions challenging the practice as unconstitutional will stand a better chance of success, attorneys say, but they will still struggle to show plaintiffs were actually harmed by the surveillance.

Former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor and Freedom Watch Inc. founder Larry Klayman on Thursday kicked off the wave of litigation anticipated over a pair of classified government surveillance programs revealed last week. His suit, launched in Washington federal...
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