DOJ To Release Phone Spying Docs After EFF Challenge

Law360, New York (September 5, 2013, 4:49 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice told a California federal court Wednesday that it would soon declassify documents requested by a privacy group detailing the government's interpretation of its domestic phone spying authority, marking the latest disclosure prompted by recent leaks about the National Security Agency's activities.

In a status report responding to the court's July 19 directive to finalize classification determinations, the government said it was prepared to release “hundreds of pages” of secret court orders and legal analyses in response to the Electronic Frontier Foundation's...
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Case Information

Case Title

Electronic Frontier Foundation v. Department of Justice

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Freedom of Information Act


Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers

Date Filed

October 26, 2011


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