NSA Official Backs Privacy Advocate For Surveillance Court

Law360, New York (January 10, 2014, 7:05 PM EST) -- The outgoing deputy director of the National Security Agency on Friday gave his support to a proposal that would create a special advocate to argue against government lawyers in the secret U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, as President Barack Obama weighs a host of potential spying reforms.

In his final day on the job, John C. “Chris” Inglis — who is retiring from his post as the highest-ranking civilian within the NSA after more than seven years — said in an interview with National Public Radio...
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