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Case Name Valdez v. National Security Agency NS-UT-0001
Docket / Court 2:15-cv-00584-RJS-DBP ( D. Utah )
State/Territory Utah
Case Type(s) National Security
Special Collection Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act -- All Matters
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Constitutional Clause
Freedom of speech/association
Unreasonable search and seizure
Terrorism/Post 9-11 issues
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. §§ 551 et seq.
FISA Title I Warrant (Electronic Surveillance), 50 U.S.C. §§ 1801-1812
Defendant(s) United States
United States
Plaintiff Description Six U.S. citizens who lived and worked in the Salt Lake City, UT area during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games at which time intelligence agencies were intercepting email, text message, and telephone call metadata of all individuals in the vicinity of Salt Lake City and other Olympic venues.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Moot
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing Yes
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Links Guest Post: New Resource — Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse FISA Archives
Just Security
Posted: Jun. 26, 2014
By: Margo Schlanger
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2:15−cv−00584−RJS−DBP (D. Utah) 07/14/2016
NS-UT-0001-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 08/18/2015
NS-UT-0001-0001 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Amended Complaint 02/10/2016
NS-UT-0001-0002 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Pead, Dustin B Court not on record [Magistrate]
Shelby, Robert James (D. Utah)
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Anderson, Ross C (Utah)
NS-UT-0001-0001 | NS-UT-0001-0002 | NS-UT-0001-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Anderson, Caroline J (District of Columbia)
Bennett, Jared C (Utah)
Berman, Julia Alexandra (District of Columbia)
Gilligan, James J (District of Columbia)
Patton, Rodney (District of Columbia)
Whitman, James R. (District of Columbia)
Other Lawyers None on record

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