Leahy, Others To Float Bill To Curb NSA Spying Tactics

Law360, New York (September 24, 2013, 9:03 PM EDT) -- Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., revealed Tuesday that he is working with lawmakers in both chambers to craft legislation to limit the National Security Agency's surveillance authority, saying that the law has not kept pace with the government's expanded data-gathering capabilities.

In a keynote address at an event held by Georgetown University Law Center, the senator called for an overhaul of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and Section 215 of the Patriot Act, which the government has used to justify its broad collection of domestic phone and...
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