Colleen Kollar-Kotelly (in photo), the presiding judge of the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, is arranging a classified briefing for her and her fellow judges about the Bush administration’s eavesdropping program, The Washington Post reported. The judges are concerned both about the legality of the domestic spying and whether information gleaned from the eavesdropping was improperly used to gain authorized wiretaps from their court. “The questions are obvious,” U.S. District Judge Dee Benson of Utah told the Post. “What have you been doing, and how might it affect the reliability and credibility of the information we’re getting in our court?”
Posted by Phillip Brownlee
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