Opinion and Order, In re Ops. & Ords. of this Ct. Containing Novel or Significant Interpretations of L.
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The Court dismissed the motion for lack of jurisdiction.
Following the FISCR’s ruling in GID.CA.00013, 957 F.3d 1344, the Court held that “the FISC is not empowered by Congress to consider constitutional claims generally, First Amendment claims specifically, or freestanding motions filed by persons who are not authorized by FISA to invoke this Court’s jurisdiction.” Id. at 3. Because the “reasons why the FISCR found it unwarranted to exercise ancillary jurisdiction apply to the pending motion, the FISC is foreclosed from doing so here.” Id.
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Opinion and Order, In re Ops. & Ords. of the FISC Containing Novel or Significant Interpretations of L. Sentelle, David B. (United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review, 2020-11-19)