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Former judge admits flaws in secret court overseeing NSA programs

Former Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Judge James Robertson, testifies in Washington, Tuesday, July 9, 2013, before the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board's workshop regarding Surveillance Programs.

WASHINGTON — A former federal judge who served on a secret court overseeing the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance programs denied Tuesday that the judges act as “rubber stamps.” But James Robertson said the system is flawed because of its ...

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Motion to drop charges in NSA leaks case denied

The federal judge presiding over the espionage case against a former senior National Security Agency official has rejected the defense’s principal constitutional challenge to the classified document retention charges as well as the prosecution’s bid to keep the jury from ...

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