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Case Name In re Directives to Yahoo Pursuant to Section 105B of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. [105B(g) 07-01] NS-DC-0008
Docket / Court 105B(g) 07-01 ( FISC )
State/Territory District of Columbia
Case Type(s) National Security
Special Collection Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act -- All Matters
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act -- Foreign Targeting (702, 703, 704)
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act -- Internet Metadata
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Unreasonable search and seizure
Content of Injunction
Monitoring
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Warrant/order for search or seizure
General
Access to lawyers or judicial system
Confidentiality
Records Disclosure
Search policies
Terrorism/Post 9-11 issues
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Causes of Action FISA Title I Warrant (Electronic Surveillance), 50 U.S.C. §§ 1801-1812
FISA Title VII targeting order (Sections 702, 703, 704), 50 U.S.C. 1881a, 1881b, 1881c
Plaintiff Description Plaintiff, a communications service provider whose identity was under seal, was directed by the United States to assist in acquiring foreign intelligence targeting the service provider's customers. In 2013, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court unsealed the identity of the communications provider, Yahoo! Inc.
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Case Closing Year 2016
Case Ongoing No
Docket(s)
105B(g07-01) (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/28/2016
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
General Documents
FBI Standard Physical Search Minimization Procedures [Search of a US Person Agent of a Foreign Power]
NS-DC-0008-0044.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 01/20/1995
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Standard [FBI] Physical Search Minimization Procedures
NS-DC-0008-0049.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 01/20/1995
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
FBI Standard Minimization Procedures for Electronic Surveillance of a Non-US Person Agent of a Foreign Power
NS-DC-0008-0045.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 09/17/1997
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Standard Minimization Procedures for Electronic Surveillance of a United States Person Agent of a Foreign Power
NS-DC-0008-0048.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 09/17/1997
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Amendments to FBI Standard Minimization Procedures
NS-DC-0008-0046.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 09/26/2006
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Government’s Motion to Compel Compliance with Directives
NS-DC-0008-0023.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/21/2007
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Yahoo’s Memorandum in Opposition to Motion to Compel
NS-DC-0008-0024.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/21/2007
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Memorandum Opinion [Denying American Civil Liberties Union's Motion for Release of Court Records] (526 F.Supp.2d 484) (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0015.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 12/11/2007
Source: Westlaw
DoD Procedures Governing Activities that Affect US Persons
NS-DC-0008-0025.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/11/2007
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Order Establishing Procedures for Handling Classified Information (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0026.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/28/2007
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Order Directing the Filing of Affidavits (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0027.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/04/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Memorandum Opinion and Order, re DNI AG Certification (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0047.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/15/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Declaration of FBI Data Acquisition/Intercept Section
NS-DC-0008-0028.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/16/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Declaration of Associate General Counsel of Yahoo
NS-DC-0008-0029.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/22/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Declaration of Manager, Legal Department Compliance Team, Yahoo
NS-DC-0008-0030.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/23/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Order Directing Parties to Provide Supplemental Briefing on the Fourth Amendment (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0031.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/06/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Government’s Supplemental Brief on the Fourth Amendment
NS-DC-0008-0032.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/15/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Order Granting Motion to File Classified Appendix (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0033.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/28/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
DoD Procedures Governing Communications Metadata Analysis
NS-DC-0008-0041.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/14/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Order Authorizing Submission of Ex Parte Filing (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0034.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/17/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Memorandum Opinion and Order (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0035.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/25/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Order Compelling Compliance with Directives (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0053.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 04/25/2008
Annex to DoD Procedures Under Executive Order 12333
NS-DC-0008-0043.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/29/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Declaration of Matthew G. Olsen
NS-DC-0008-0037.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/08/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Government’s Motion for an Order of Civil Contempt
NS-DC-0008-0036.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/09/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Order Denying Yahoo’s Motion for a Stay (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0038.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/09/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Declaration of J. Michael McConnell
NS-DC-0008-0042.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/09/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Yahoo's Compliance Report
NS-DC-0008-0039.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/14/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Brief of Appellant Yahoo!
NS-DC-0008-0016.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/29/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Executive Order 12333, 46 Fed. Reg. 59,941
NS-DC-0008-0040.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/03/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Government Ex Parte Merits Brief
NS-DC-0008-0017.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/05/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Reply Brief of Appellant Yahoo!
NS-DC-0008-0052.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 06/09/2008
Yahoo Rule 28J Letter
NS-DC-0008-0018.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/13/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Proceedings
NS-DC-0008-0050.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/19/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Transcript of Proceedings Before the Honorable Bruce M. Seyla, Ralph K. Winter, Jr. and Morris S. Arnold
NS-DC-0008-0051.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 06/19/2008
Government Ex Parte Supplemental Brief
NS-DC-0008-0019.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/26/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Government 28J Letter
NS-DC-0008-0020.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/10/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Government Second 28J Letter
NS-DC-0008-0021.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/15/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Yahoo Response to Second Government 28J Letter
NS-DC-0008-0022.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/17/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
FISC-R Merits Opinion (551 F.3d 1004)
NS-DC-0008-0014.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/22/2008
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Provider's Unclassified Motion under FISC Rule 62 for Publication of this Court's Decision and Other Records
NS-DC-0008-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/14/2013
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Order (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/17/2013
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
United States Response to Yahoo's Motion Under FISC Rule 62 for Publication of This Court's Decision and Other Records
NS-DC-0008-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/25/2013
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Order (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/26/2013
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Reply in Support of Yahoo! Inc.'s Motion Under FISC Rule 62
NS-DC-0008-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/09/2013
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Order (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/15/2013
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Order (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0069.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/15/2013
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
United States Response to Court's July 15, 2013 Order
NS-DC-0008-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/29/2013
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
United States' Second Response to the Court's July 15, 2013 order
NS-DC-0008-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/12/2013
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
United States' Third Response to the Court's July 15, 2013 Order
NS-DC-0008-0010.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/27/2013
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Yahoo! Inc.'s Unclassified Motion under FISC Rule 62 to Allow Pre-Publication Review of Documents Produced in Response to This Court's July 15, 2013 Order
NS-DC-0008-0011.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/30/2013
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Motion for Stay of Proceedings Due to Lapse of Appropriations
NS-DC-0008-0067.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/04/2013
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Order (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0012.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/11/2013
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Joint Motion to Provide Yahoo with Limited Pre-Publication Access to Court Documents
NS-DC-0008-0068.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/21/2013
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Order (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0013.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/22/2013
Source: Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Yahoo! Inc.'s Unclassified Motion to Lift the Stay and For a Scheduling Order
NS-DC-0008-0066.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/24/2014
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Order (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0065.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/05/2014
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
The United States' Response to the Court's November 5, 2014 Order
NS-DC-0008-0064.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/18/2014
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
The United States' Supplemental Response to the Court's November 5, 2014 Order
NS-DC-0008-0070.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/12/2014
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Yahoo! Inc's Response to the United States' Supplemental Response to the Court's November 5, 2014 Order
NS-DC-0008-0063.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/18/2014
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Order Regarding Scope of Declassification Review (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0062.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/23/2014
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
The United States' Response to the Court's December 23, 2014 Order
NS-DC-0008-0060.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/07/2015
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
The United States' Supplemental Response to the Court's December 23, 2014 Order
NS-DC-0008-0061.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/30/2015
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Notice
NS-DC-0008-0059.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/04/2015
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Yahoo! Inc.'s Unclassified Motion For a Status Conference
NS-DC-0008-0057.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/05/2016
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Order (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0058.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/05/2016
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Order (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0056.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/14/2016
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
The United States' Response to the Court's March 14, 2016 Order
NS-DC-0008-0055.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/11/2016
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Order (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0054.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/27/2016
Source: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Judges Arnold, Morris Sheppard Court not on record
NS-DC-0008-0050 | NS-DC-0008-0051
Bates, John D. (D.C. Circuit, FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0015
Hogan, Thomas Francis (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0054 | NS-DC-0008-0056 | NS-DC-0008-0058 | NS-DC-0008-0062 | NS-DC-0008-0065
Kollar-Kotelly, Colleen (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0047
Selya, Bruce Marshall (FISCR)
NS-DC-0008-0050 | NS-DC-0008-0051
Walton, Reggie B. (FISC)
NS-DC-0008-0002 | NS-DC-0008-0004 | NS-DC-0008-0006 | NS-DC-0008-0012 | NS-DC-0008-0013 | NS-DC-0008-0026 | NS-DC-0008-0027 | NS-DC-0008-0031 | NS-DC-0008-0033 | NS-DC-0008-0034 | NS-DC-0008-0035 | NS-DC-0008-0038 | NS-DC-0008-0053 | NS-DC-0008-0069
Winter, Ralph K. Jr. (FISCR)
NS-DC-0008-0050 | NS-DC-0008-0051
Defendant's Lawyers Carlin, John P. (District of Columbia)
NS-DC-0008-0003 | NS-DC-0008-0007 | NS-DC-0008-0009 | NS-DC-0008-0010 | NS-DC-0008-0055 | NS-DC-0008-0059 | NS-DC-0008-0060 | NS-DC-0008-0061 | NS-DC-0008-0064 | NS-DC-0008-0067 | NS-DC-0008-0068 | NS-DC-0008-0070
Demers, John C. (District of Columbia)
NS-DC-0008-0017 | NS-DC-0008-0019 | NS-DC-0008-0032 | NS-DC-0008-0036
Eisenberg, John A. (District of Columbia)
NS-DC-0008-0017 | NS-DC-0008-0019 | NS-DC-0008-0032
Evans, Stuart J. (District of Columbia)
NS-DC-0008-0055 | NS-DC-0008-0059 | NS-DC-0008-0060 | NS-DC-0008-0061 | NS-DC-0008-0064 | NS-DC-0008-0070
Filip, Mark R. (Illinois)
NS-DC-0008-0017
Fischbach, Jonathan (District of Columbia)
NS-DC-0008-0055 | NS-DC-0008-0059 | NS-DC-0008-0060 | NS-DC-0008-0061 | NS-DC-0008-0064 | NS-DC-0008-0070
Garre, Gregory G. (District of Columbia)
NS-DC-0008-0019 | NS-DC-0008-0020 | NS-DC-0008-0021 | NS-DC-0008-0050 | NS-DC-0008-0051
Gauhar, Tashina (District of Columbia)
NS-DC-0008-0003 | NS-DC-0008-0007 | NS-DC-0008-0009 | NS-DC-0008-0010 | NS-DC-0008-0067 | NS-DC-0008-0068
Mukasey, Michael B. (New York)
NS-DC-0008-0017 | NS-DC-0008-0041
Olsen, Matthew G. (District of Columbia)
NS-DC-0008-0017 | NS-DC-0008-0019 | NS-DC-0008-0023 | NS-DC-0008-0028 | NS-DC-0008-0032 | NS-DC-0008-0036 | NS-DC-0008-0037 | NS-DC-0008-0040 | NS-DC-0008-0050 | NS-DC-0008-0051
Patterson, Nicholas J. (District of Columbia)
NS-DC-0008-0003 | NS-DC-0008-0007 | NS-DC-0008-0009 | NS-DC-0008-0010 | NS-DC-0008-0067 | NS-DC-0008-0068
Rowan, J. Patrick (District of Columbia)
NS-DC-0008-0017 | NS-DC-0008-0050 | NS-DC-0008-0051
Sanz-Rexach, Gabriel (District of Columbia)
NS-DC-0008-0055 | NS-DC-0008-0059 | NS-DC-0008-0060 | NS-DC-0008-0061 | NS-DC-0008-0064 | NS-DC-0008-0070
Smith, Jeffrey Michael (District of Columbia)
NS-DC-0008-0003 | NS-DC-0008-0007 | NS-DC-0008-0009 | NS-DC-0008-0010 | NS-DC-0008-0067 | NS-DC-0008-0068
Wiegmann, J. Bradford (District of Columbia)
NS-DC-0008-0003 | NS-DC-0008-0007 | NS-DC-0008-0009 | NS-DC-0008-0010 | NS-DC-0008-0067 | NS-DC-0008-0068
Other Lawyers Reno, Janet (District of Columbia)
NS-DC-0008-0048 | NS-DC-0008-0049
Sommer, Jacob A. (District of Columbia)
NS-DC-0008-0001 | NS-DC-0008-0005 | NS-DC-0008-0011 | NS-DC-0008-0050 | NS-DC-0008-0057 | NS-DC-0008-0063 | NS-DC-0008-0066 | NS-DC-0008-0068
Zwillinger, Marc J. (District of Columbia)
NS-DC-0008-0001 | NS-DC-0008-0005 | NS-DC-0008-0011 | NS-DC-0008-0016 | NS-DC-0008-0018 | NS-DC-0008-0022 | NS-DC-0008-0024 | NS-DC-0008-0039 | NS-DC-0008-0050 | NS-DC-0008-0051 | NS-DC-0008-0052 | NS-DC-0008-0057 | NS-DC-0008-0063 | NS-DC-0008-0066 | NS-DC-0008-0068

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