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A Federalist Society Symposium on the National Security Agency’s Bulk Data Seizures and FISA Surveillance Programs

Engage Volume 14, Issue 2 July 2013
October 17, 2013

A Federalist Society Symposium on the National Security Agency’s Bulk Data Seizures and FISA Surveillance Programs Note from the Editor:

We are pleased to bring you this special Engage Symposium on the National Security Agency’s bulk data seizures and Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act programs.  This Symposium features diverging points of view on the issues involved from top scholars and experts in the field.  As always, the Federalist Society takes no position on particular legal or public policy initiatives.  All expressions  of opinion are those of the authors.  Additionally, we invite responses from our audience. To join this debate, please email us at info@fed-soc.org.

Click here to view the full Symposium. Individual articles are listed below.

Why NSA’s Bulk Data Seizures Are Illegal and Unconstitutional by Randy E. Barnett & Jim Harper

Before the House Committee on the Judiciary Oversight Hearing into the Administration’s Use of FISA Authorities Testimony of Steven G. Bradbury

NSA is in Trouble for Good Reason by Jeremy Rabkin

Oversight Hearing on FISA Surveillance Programs Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate Testimony of Stewart A. Baker

Workshop Regarding Surveillance Programs Operated Pursuant to Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act and Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Testimony of Nathan A. Sales

Before The House Committee on the Judiciary Oversight Hearing on The Administration’s Use of FISA Authorities Testimony of Jameel Jaffer & Laura W. Murphy

First Principles: Are Judicial and Legislative Oversight of NSA Constitutional? by Robert F. Turner

Slouching Toward Mordor by Grover Joseph Rees