The Surveillance State

Glenn Greenwald, “Obama’s Efforts to Block a Judicial Ruling on Bush’s Illegal Eavesdropping,” Sat., Feb. 28, 2009.

Glenn Greenwald, “FISA 101,” Thurs., Feb. 14, 2008.

Glenn Greenwald, “NSA Legal Arguments,” Sun., Feb. 19, 2006

Kathy Kattenburg, “House Passes FISA Bill Without Electronic Immunity,” March 14, 2008.

Corrente (lambert), “WaPo Rewrites History of Warrantless Surveillance, Ignores Constitutional Crisis, As Bush Claims That Finally He’ll Obey the Law,” Wed., Jan. 17, 2007.

American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU Challenges Unconstitutional Spying Law (includes FISA timeline and index of legal documents).

Department of Justice, released March 2, 2009, OLC memoranda (2) and opinions (7) regarding  executive authority with regard to domestic use of military to combat terror, and power to suspend treaties, conduct surveillance at will, arrest and detain citizens and non-citizens, and use extraordinary rendition to transfer “captured terrorists” to the “control and custody” of foreign nations.

Electronic Frontier Foundation, Al Haramain v. Bush, legal documents relating to ongoing court case.


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