Letter to Patrick J. Leahy, Chairman, Senate Comm. on the Judiciary
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Walton, Reggie B.
Letter from Reggie B. Walton, Presiding Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, to Patrick J. Leahy, Chairman, Senate Comm. on the Judiciary (July 29, 2013), https://www.fisc.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/Correspondence%20Leahy-1.pdf.
Judge Walton responded to Senator Leahy’s request for information regarding certain operations and procedures of the FISC. Judge Walton provided descriptions ofthe process by which the Court reviews applications from the government for orders for electronic surveillance under Title I of FISA, access to business records under Title V of FISA, and submissions from the government under Section 702 of FISA. Judge Walton also described the process through which the Court interacts with the government in reviewing applications, ways in which nongovernmental parties may appear before the Court, and the process by which the Court ensures compliance with its orders.
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Walton, Reggie B. (2013-10-11)Judge Walton authored a follow-up to his July 29, 2013 letter to Senator Grassley, in which he referenced his previous explanation of the process by which the FISC interacts with the executive branch while processing ...