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Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act -- Foreign Targeting (702, 703, 704)

Section 702 of FISA, 50 U.S.C. § 1881a, as added by the FISA Amendments Act of 2008, permits the Attorney General and the Director of National Intelligence to conduct foreign intelligence surveillance targeting the communications of non-U.S. persons located abroad. The government need not establish probable cause that the target of electronic surveillance is a foreign power or agent of a foreign power, nor must the government specify the nature and location of the facilities or places that surveillance will occur. Communications of U.S. citizens and residents are frequently collected "incidentally" if those U.S. persons are communicating with a targeted foreigner.

This Clearinghouse special collection brings together litigation addressing this part of FISA.

There is another Clearinghouse page, here, that includes just a subset of this collection -- the criminal cases in which the government notified the court that FISA surveillance was relevant to the case, and the defendant therefore challenged the lawfulness of that surveillance.
The below cases represent a special subset of the full Clearinghouse collection.
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1 Statistical Transparency Report Regarding Use of National Security Authorities (April 2019)
N/A (FISC)
Filed 2019 - Closed 2019
no defendants on record
National Security
NS-DC-0134
Coding Complete
2 In Re Motion for Publication of Records (May 2019)
Misc. 19-01 (FISC)
Filed 2019 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
National Security
NS-DC-0136
Coding Complete
3 In Re Accuracy Concerns Regarding FBI Matters Submitted to the FISC (December 2019) (Collyer, J.)
Misc. 19-02 (FISC)
Filed 2019 - Case Ongoing
United States
Federal Bureau of Information
National Security
NS-DC-0137
Coding Complete
4 [Caption Redacted] DNI/AG 702(h) Cerifications 2018 (July 2019) (702, Cabranes, J.; Tallman, J.; Sentelle, J.)
[redacted] (FISC)
Filed 2018 - Closed 2019
Federal Bureau of Investigation
National Security
NS-DC-0133
Coding Complete
5 Semiannual Assessment of Compliance with Procedures and Guidelines Issued Pursuant to Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (March 2019) (702)
N/A (FISC)
Filed 2018 - Closed
no defendants on record
National Security
NS-DC-0135
Coding Complete
6 United States v. Aws Mohammed Younis Al-Jayab
1:16-cr-00181 (N.D. Ill.)
Filed 2016 - Case Ongoing
Aws Mohammed Younis Al-Jayab
National Security
NS-IL-0003
Coding Complete
7 [Caption Redacted] Government’s Ex Parte Submission of Reauthorization Certifications and Related Procedures, Amended Certifications, and Request for an Order Approving Such Certifications (September 2016) (702, Collyer, J.)
[Redacted] (FISC)
Filed 2016 - Closed 2017
United States
National Security
NS-DC-0113
Washington
Coding Complete
8 In re Opinions and Orders of this Court Containing Novel or Significant Interpretations of Law
Misc. 16-01 (FISC)
Filed 2016 - Case Ongoing
United States
National Security
NS-DC-0117
District of Columbia County
Coding Complete
9 ACLU v. NSA
1:16-cv-08936 (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 2016 - Closed 2017
National Security Agency
National Security Agency
National Security
NS-NY-0022
Coding Complete
10 Wikimedia Foundation v. National Security Agency
1:15-cv-00662 (D. Md.)
Filed 2015 - Case Ongoing
National Security Agency
National Security Agency
National Security
NS-MD-0001
Anne Arundel County
Coding Complete
11 The New York Times Company v. National Security Agency
1:15-cv-02383-KBF (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 2015 - Closed 2016
National Security Agency
National Security Agency
National Security
NS-NY-0016
Washington
Coding Complete
12 [Redacted Caption] Gov't Ex Parte Submissions of Reauthorization Certification and Related Procedures, Amended Certifications, and Request for an Order Approving Such Certification and Amended Certifications (November 2015) (702, Hogan, J.)
[Redacted] (FISC)
Filed 2015 - Closed 2015
no defendants on record
National Security
NS-DC-0103
Coding Complete
13 United States v. Mohammad
3:15-CR-00358-JZ (N.D. Ohio)
Filed 2015 - Case Ongoing
Yahya Farooq Mohammad
National Security
NS-OH-0002
Coding Complete
14 Twitter v. Sessions
4:14-cv-4480 (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 2014 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Department of Justice
FBI
National Security
NS-CA-0013
Coding Complete
15 [Redacted Caption] Gov't Ex Parte Submissions of Reauthorization Certification and Related Procedures, Amended Certifications, and Request for an Order Approving Such Certification and Amended Certifications (August 2014) (702, Hogan, J.)
[Redacted] (FISC)
Filed 2014 - Closed 2014
no defendants on record
National Security
NS-DC-0102
Coding Complete
16 United States v. Gartenlaub
8:14-cr-00173 (C.D. Cal.)
Filed 2014 - Case Ongoing
Keith Gartenlaub
National Security
NS-CA-0029
Coding Complete
17 [Caption Redacted] Government's Ex Parte Submission of [Redacted] and Related Procedures and Request for an Order Approving [Redacted] and Procedures (November 2013) (702, Walton, J.)
[redacted] (FISC)
Filed 2013 - Closed 2013
no defendants on record
National Security
NS-DC-0121
Coding Complete
18 United States v. Muhtorov
1:12-cr-00033-JLK (D. Colo.)
Filed 2012 - Case Ongoing
Bakhtiyor Jumaev
National Security
NS-CO-0001
Coding Complete
19 United States v. Qazi
0:12-cr-60298 (S.D. Fla.)
Filed 2012 - Closed 2018
the United States
the United States Attorneys' Office
National Security
NS-FL-0001
Coding Complete
20 Electronic Frontier Foundation v. Department of Justice
1:12-cv-01441-ABJ (D.D.C.)
Filed 2012 - Closed 2015
Department of Justice
National Security
NS-DC-0080
Coding Complete
21 [Caption Redacted] Government's Ex Parte Submission of [Redacted] and Related Procedures and Request for an Order Approving [Redacted] and Procedures (July 2012) (702, Walton, J.)
[redacted] (FISC)
Filed 2012 - Closed 2012
no defendants on record
National Security
NS-DC-0120
Coding Complete
22 [Redacted caption] Gov't Ex Parte Submissions of Reauthorization Certification and Related Procedures, Amended Certifications, and Request for an Order Approving Such Certification and Amended Certifications (April 2011) (702, Bates, J.)
[Redacted] (FISC)
Filed 2011 - Closed
no defendants on record
National Security
NS-DC-0057
Coding Complete
23 United States v. Hasbajrami
1:11-cr-00623 (E.D.N.Y.)
Filed 2011 - Case Ongoing
Agron Hasbajrami
National Security
NS-NY-0012
Coding Complete
24 United States v. Mohamud
3:10-CR-00475-KI-1 (D. Or.)
Filed 2010 - Case Ongoing
Mohamed Osman Mohamud
National Security
NS-OR-0003
Coding Complete
25 In re DNI/AG [702] Certification 2010-A
Docket 702(i)-10-02 (FISC)
Filed 2010 - Closed 2010
no defendants on record
National Security
NS-DC-0074
Coding Complete
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