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Comments on Sen. Leahy and Rep. Sensenbrenner Introduction of Bill to Curb NSA Abuses
WASHINGTON - Today, Sen. Patrick Leahy and Rep. James Sensenbrenner introduced (in their respective chambers) the USA FREEDOM Act, a bipartisan bill designed to rein in many of the NSA’s most controversial surveillance practices. Elizabeth Goitein and Faiza Patel, co-directors of the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty and National Security Program, are available for your analysis and coverage of this story.
The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law is a non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on fundamental issues of democracy and justice. Our work ranges from voting rights to redistricting reform, from access to the courts to presidential power in the fight against terrorism.