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The Takeaway

NSA's Secret Court Faces Challenge

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The FISA Court issues classified warrants for domestic intelligence information—a key underpinning of the warrantless wiretapping program that was being used by the Bush Administration.

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Slate Political Gabfest

The Political Gabfest: The Maybe the NSA Should Run Healthcare.gov Edition

Friday, November 01, 2013

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring David Plotz, John Dickerson and Emily Bazelon. This week: The fallout from healthcare.gov, revelations regarding foreign snooping by the NSA, and racial profiling in department stores.

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The Takeaway

Ex-FISA Judge Proposes a Better Surveillance Court

Thursday, July 25, 2013

The revelations of NSA mass surveillance projects by Edward Snowden last month, which were authorized by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, raised the question of legitimacy for this secret court that oversees intelligence activities. James Carr is currently a senior federal judge for the northern district of Ohio. He served on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance court from 2002 to 2008 and joins The Takeaway to discuss the history of the FISA court and possible solutions to make it work better.

 

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Gabfest Radio

Gabfest Radio: The Resolving to Remain Ambivalent Edition

Saturday, June 22, 2013

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the progress of a Senate deal on immigration reform. They also talk about the significance of President Obama’s eroding poll numbers.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

FISA Courts Secret Rulings

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Elizabeth Goitein, Co-Director of the Liberty & National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, discusses the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court and efforts to make its secret rulings public.

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Gabfest Radio

Gabfest Radio: The NSA Has Your Selfies Edition

Saturday, June 15, 2013

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the oversight of the National Security Agency’s secret intelligence-gathering efforts. Plus, they talk about a New York Times photo tour of Beastie Boy Mike D’s new home in Brooklyn—a piece that incited a rousing email debate within the Slate office.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

How Worried Should We Be About the NSA?

Monday, June 10, 2013

Slate senior editor Emily Bazelon thinks we should be very worried about NSA snooping and that's it's gone too far. She lays out her reasons why.

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Gabfest Radio

Gabfest Radio: The Swab My Cheek Edition

Saturday, June 08, 2013

On this week’s episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the new revelations about the National Security Agency’s domestic spying program, and the Supreme Court’s ruling that upholds routine collection of DNA samples from criminal suspects.

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