NSA Wiretap Roundup
- A district court has ruled that the Department of Justice must comply with a Freedom of Information Act request filed by the Electronic Privacy Information Center.
- Writing at The Nation, FBI historian Athan Theoharis surveys the executive branch abuses of surveillance powers that prompted Congress to enact the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in the first place.
- Blogger Digby argues that Democrats shouldn't be afraid to challenge White House lawlessness.
- The Office of Professional Responsibility is investigating the conduct of the DoJ lawyers who signed off on the program.