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FOIA News: NSA Ordered to Look Harder for Records

FOIA News (2015-16)Kevin SchmidtComment

NSA Ordered to Look Harder for Records

By Britain Eakin, Courthouse News Service, August 4, 2015

A federal judge dismissed most, but not all, of the National Security Agency's requests to dismiss a reporter's FOIA request on federal surveillance of judges.

Jason Leopold, formerly with Al-Jazeera America and now with Vice News, filed two FOIA requests for NSA and FBI "surveillance of federal and state judges."

The NSA and the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel responded that they had no such records.

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