Section 702 Reauthorization Commentaries

Questions Congress Should Ask About Section 702, BY Neema Singh Guliani February 4, 2016 https://www.justsecurity.org/29161/questions-congress-section-702/

The Obama Administration Has Embraced Legal Theories Even Broader Than John Yoo’s  By Patrick C. Toomey April 7, 2016 https://www.justsecurity.org/30460/obama-administration-embraced-legal-theories-broader-john-yoos/

A new call for U.S. surveillance reform, BY Amie Stepanovich, December  13, 2016.  https://www.accessnow.org/new-call-u-s-surveillance-reform/

Opponents of Closing Sec. 702’s Backdoor Search Loophole are Distorting How the Fix Works Tuesday, BY Jake Laperruque, August 15, 2017 https://www.justsecurity.org/44125/opponents-closing-backdoor-search-loophole-distort-fix-works/

We Have Good Reasons to Be Concerned About the Impact of Section 702 on the Criminal Justice System By Sarah St.Vincent Wednesday, June 7, 2017 https://www.justsecurity.org/41811/good-reasons-concerned-impact-section-702-criminal-justice-system/

Today’s ODNI and Section 702 News  By Jennifer Granick Friday, April 28, 2017 https://www.justsecurity.org/40391/todays-odni-section-702-news/

Broad Warrantless Surveillance Threatens to Undermine the Criminal Justice System By Sarah St.Vincent Wednesday, April 26, 2017 https://www.justsecurity.org/40292/broad-warrantless-surveillance-threatens-undermine-criminal-justice-system/

Drawing a Line on Mass Surveillance: How Congress Must Reform Section 702 By Daniel Schuman and Sean Vitka  March 23, 2017 https://www.justsecurity.org/39142/drawing-line-mass-surveillance-congress-reform-section-702/

Correcting the Record on Section 702: A Prerequisite for Meaningful Surveillance Reform By Jennifer Granick and Jadzia Butler September 15, 2016 https://www.justsecurity.org/32916/correcting-record-section-702-prerequisite-meaningful-surveillance-reform/

Correcting the Record on Section 702: A Prerequisite for Meaningful Surveillance Reform, Part II By Jennifer Granick and Jadzia Butler
September 22, 2016 https://www.justsecurity.org/33111/correcting-record-section-702-prerequisite-meaningful-surveillance-reform-part-ii/ 

Correcting the Record on Section 702: A Prerequisite for Meaningful Surveillance Reform, Part III By Jennifer Granick and Jadzia Butler
September 29, 2016 https://www.justsecurity.org/33288/correcting-record-section-702-prerequisite-meaningful-surveillance-reform-part-iii/

What Should Senator Wyden Ask About Section 702 Now? Anne Boustead  Jun 16, 2017 https://www.lawfareblog.com/what-should-senator-wyden-ask-about-section-702-now

Can NSA Drop “About” Collection Without Gutting “To/From” Collection? Robert Chesney  Apr 28, 2017 https://www.lawfareblog.com/can-nsa-drop-about-collection-without-gutting-tofrom-collection

Why Electronic Surveillance Reform is Necessary Mieke Eoyang, Gary Ashcroft   Tue, Feb 28, 2017, https://www.lawfareblog.com/why-electronic-surveillance-reform-necessary

The Constitution Project, FISA Section 702 Debate -(Actually) Setting the Record Straight https://constitutionproject.org/documents/fisa-section-702-setting-the-record-straight/

Human Rights Watch, Q & A on Section 702 Sep 14, 2017
https://www.hrw.org/news/2017/09/14/q-us-warrantless-surveillance-under-section-702-foreign-intelligence-surveillance 

Brennan Center for Justice,  January 10, 2018 FISA Reauthorization Amendments Act (S.139) compared with Amash/USA RIGHTS Acts Amendment