ABSTRACT

'FBI v. Fazaga': Supreme Court Unanimously Holds That FISA Does Not Displace the State Secrets Privilege [September 1, 2022]   [open pdf - 742KB]

From the Document: "On March 4, 2022, the Supreme Court unanimously decided that the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 [hyperlink] (FISA) Section 106(f) [hyperlink] does not displace the state secrets privilege in 'Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) v. Fazaga' [hyperlink]. This Legal Sidebar (1) describes the case's background, (2) discusses the Court's resolution of the dispute regarding the operation of the FISA provision and the privilege, and (3) highlights some topics that the Court's order might raise for Congress."

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CRS Legal Sidebar, LSB10812
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2022-09-01
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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