November 16, 2011
by Meagan McElroy
On November 16, 2007, The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled the Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation could not use a secret call log from the US Treasury Department as evidence that the Muslim charity was the subject of an illegal wiretap because the document qualified as a "state secret." ...[read more]
December 22, 2010
by Jaclyn Belczyk
A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California on Tuesday ordered the US government to pay more than $2.5 million in damages and attorney's fees to an Islamic charity for illegally wiretapping its conversations without a warrant. Judge Vaughn Walker found in March that ...[read more]
April 1, 2010
by Matt Glenn
A judge in the US District Court for the Northern District of California granted partial summary judgment Wednesday in favor of an Islamic charity that claimed the federal government illegally wiretapped its conversations without a warrant. In its suit, the Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation asked ...[read more]
July 10, 2009
by Andrew Morgan
The Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation on Wednesday filed a request for partial summary judgment concluding that the National Security Agency (NSA) illegally wiretapped several conversations between the charity and its lawyers. The organization is suing the government for the wiretapping and is ...[read more]
March 10, 2009
by Andrew Wood
Victor Comras: Classified information and court rooms usually just don't mesh. And, this factor is at the very heart of the continuing dilemma we face in using our judicial system to deal with terrorism and terrorists. Terrorism cases pose very special investigative and court room challe... ...[read more]
February 28, 2009
by Steve Czajkowski
A three-judge panel for the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Friday denied an appeal by the Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking to stop a lawsuit brought by an Islamic charity alleging it was the subject of an illegal wiretap by the National Security Agency (NSA). The denial upholds last ...[read more]
January 6, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
A judge in the US District Court for the Northern District of California on Monday ruled that a lawsuit brought by an Islamic charity that alleged it was the subject of an illegal wiretap by the National Security Agency (NSA) may proceed. Judge Vaughn Walker had previously dismissed the suit, ...[read more]
November 17, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Victor Comras: The process used to designate, and freeze the assets of, terrorists and those providing material support for terrorism, has come under serious judicial challenge here and abroad. The European Court of Justice recently invalidated the EU's designations (binding on all EU mem... ...[read more]
November 8, 2008
by Michael Sung
A judge for the US District Court for the District of Oregon has ruled that the US Treasury Department's freezing of the assets of the Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation violated the organization's due processes rights because it failed to provide any basis for designating it a Specially D... ...[read more]
July 3, 2008
by Deirdre Jurand
A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by an Islamic charity that alleged it was the subject of an illegal wiretap by the National Security Agency (NSA). The government argued that the NSA did not need to obtain a court ...[read more]

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