PCLOB Hearing on Section 702 Authorities

Today, the PLCOB is holding a hearing on programs authorized under Section 702 of FISA.  The hearing can be watched live on C-SPAN2.  Written testimony of the witnesses is linked below.  If a video of the hearing is made available for embedding, we’ll update this post accordingly.

[UPDATE]: Here are links to hearing from CSPAN (unfortunately, not able to embed on the site): Panel 1, Panel 2, Panel 3.

Panel I (Government Panel):

  • Rajesh De (General Counsel, NSA)
  • James Baker (General Counsel, FBI)
  • Robert Litt (General Counsel, Office of the DNI)
  • Brad Wiegmann (Deputy Assistant Attorney General, National Security Devision, DOJ)

Panel II:

  • Jameel Jaffer (Deputy Legal Director, ACLU)
  • Laura Donohue (Professor of Law at Georgetown Law and the Director of Georgetown’s Center on National Security)
  • Julian Ku (Professor of Law and Faculty Director of International Programs)
  • Rachel Levinson-Waldman (Counsel to the Liberty and National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice)

Panel III:

  • John Bellinger (Partner, Arnold & Porter)
  • Dean C. Garfield (President and CEO, Information Technology Industry Council)
  • Laura Pitter (Senior National Security Researcher, Human Rights Watch)
  • Eric Posner (Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School)
  • Ulrich Sieber (Director, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg/Germany)
  • Christopher Wolf (Partner, Hogan Lovells)

 

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