Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act


Subject:
National Security , Intelligence Service

Description:
Compilation of government documents concerning the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) of 1978, which "prescribes procedures for requesting judicial authorization for electronic surveillance and physical search of persons engaged in espionage or international terrorism against the United States on behalf of a foreign power." Includes material on the FISA Amendments Act (signed into law in July 2008), several Congressional Research Service reports, related court decisions, and more. From the Federation of American Scientists (FAS).

Publisher:
Federation of American Scientists (FAS)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.fas.org/irp/agency/doj/fisa/


PID= res:lii-26596