Brennan Center for Justice: A Crucial Supreme Court Case on Accountability for Discriminatory Surveillance
November 3, 2021
The Brennan Center filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of Fazaga alongside the Due Process Institute, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, FreedomWorks, and TechFreedom. We argue that allowing the state secrets privilege to block judicial review would make civil litigation challenging abuses of power under FISA virtually impossible. That would clearly violate Congress’s intent in passing FISA, and it is even more problematic considering that the government has already found ways to evade other pathways to accountability in cases like these.
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