Section 702 Under Review: How Can Congress Address Warrantless Surveillance?
Hear from congressional offices leading efforts to reauthorize and reform Section 702 of the FISA Amendment Act of 2008 at a staff-only panel discussion hosted by the Fourth Amendment Advisory Committee and the American Civil Liberties Union.
Section 702 is the controversial authority under which the government acquires hundreds of millions of communications annually. It expires at the end of 2017.
WHEN: Tues., Dec. 5 at noon
WHERE: S-115, U.S. Capitol
- Nima Binara, Counsel for Sen. Leahy, co-author the Senate version of the USA Liberty Act
- Patrick Day, Counsel for Sen. Feinstein, who offered an amendment at a SCCI markup to close the backdoor search loophole
- Liza Goitein, Co-director Liberty and National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice
- Aaron Hiller, Chief Oversight Counsel for Rep. Conyers, co-author of the House version of the USA Liberty Act
- Christopher Soghoian, Congressional Innovation Fellow for Sen. Wyden, co-author of the USA Rights Act
- Moderator Neema Guliani, ACLU Legislative Counsel
Snacks and refreshments will be served. No interns or media, please.