December 14, 2012
by Julia Zebley
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday refused the request for a stay in Hedges v. Obama that would have temporarily blocked enforcement of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 (NDAA). A group of reporters and advocates filed an emergency appeal with Ginsburg Thursday in ...[read more]
September 27, 2012
by Sean Gallagher
JURIST Contributing Editor Gabor Rona, International Legal Director of Human Rights First, argues that the new wave of lawsuits regarding the NDAA stem from the poor detention policies of the US...This week, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will consider whether to stay US District ...[read more]
May 28, 2012
by Caleb Pittman
JURIST Guest Columnist Tung Yin of Lewis & Clark Law School says that the government's unwillingness to clearly define which activities would make someone a 'covered person' under section 1021 of the NDAA likely resulted in a US District Court ruling that the section was unconstitutional...The ...[read more]
June 30, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
USA Today reported Friday that its inside sources at BellSouth and Verizon are unable to document a contractual relationship between the two phone companies and the National Security Agency, or document that the companies turned over bulk calling records for the alleged NSA p... ...[read more]

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