2nd Cir. Refuses to Require Gov't to Address NSA Surveillance
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has denied Albany, NY defense lawyer (and TalkLeft commenter) Terry Kindlon's appeal of a secret court order refusing to make the Government admit or deny that it engaged in illegal warrantless electronic surveillance of his client, an Iman at a mosque charged with money laundering. You can read the opinion here.
As background, Terry was the first lawyer in the U.S. to challenge the NSA warrantless surveillance program. His motion alleged:
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