Klayman Says NSA Spying May Violate Atty-Client Privilege

Law360, New York (February 18, 2014, 1:26 PM EST) -- The former U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor who persuaded a federal judge that the National Security Agency’s collection of phone records is likely unconstitutional said Monday that the government’s reported surveillance of American attorneys may have compromised his attorney-client privilege.

The NSA has sought the dismissal of Larry Klayman’s challenge to the constitutionality of surveillance programs targeting email and other Internet communications, arguing he lacks standing, but Klayman said a Saturday article in The New York Times disclosing the alleged lawyer spying undercuts the government’s argument...
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Case Information

Case Title

KLAYMAN et al v. OBAMA et al

Case Number



District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


Richard J. Leon

Date Filed

June 11, 2013

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