Spy Court Says ACLU Can Seek Data Collection Rulings

Law360, New York (November 13, 2017, 9:59 PM EST) -- The United States’ secret surveillance court has — in the first ever public decision issued by all 11 of its member judges — reopened the door to suing the court to access its classified rulings.

In a 6-5 decision, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court said Thursday that the American Civil Liberties Union and Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic have legal standing to seek redacted portions of the court’s reasoning behind its approval of the government’s bulk collection of American citizens’ data. The...
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