Topic: Terrorist Surveillance Program
A US appellate court has ruled that telecom companies have the right to legal immunity for helping the government eavesdrop on private communications. But in a separate opinion, the court also ruled that customers can sue the government for tracking e-mail and phone calls.
12/30/2011 03:16 pm
The suit had asked the courts to declare the Terrorist Surveillance Program illegal and unconstitutional. But a judge said the group challenging the wiretap program lacked legal standing.
02/01/2011 07:44 pm
President Obama met Wednesday with key senators of both parties to discuss the nomination and confirmation process of a Supreme Court justice to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.
04/21/2010 02:33 pm
Lawyers for Guantánamo detainees want surveillance records. An appeals court ruled Wednesday that agencies could refuse to confirm or deny the existence of such records for national security.
12/30/2009 07:21 pm
He promised openness. Instead, like Bush's, his administration wants the power to keep Congress in the dark on some intelligence activities.
07/21/2009 01:00 am
05/21/2009 01:00 am
05/11/2009 01:00 am
Your employer and the government can snoop legally.
10/07/2008 01:00 am
Friday's House vote, ignoring veto threat, is latest bid by Democrats to rein in White House powers.
03/18/2008 01:00 am