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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 [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)
[Redacted] (FISC)
Filed 2016 - Closed 2017
United States
National Security
NS-DC-0113
Washington
Coding Complete
2 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
3 Wikimedia Foundation v. National Security Agency
1:15-cv-00662-RDB (D. Md.)
Filed 2015 - Case Ongoing
National Security Agency
National Security Agency
National Security
NS-MD-0001
Anne Arundel County
Coding Complete
4 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
5 Twitter v. Holder
14-cv-4480 (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 2014 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Department of Justice
FBI
National Security
NS-CA-0013
Coding Complete
6 United States v. Muhtorov
1:12-cr-00033-JLK (D. Colo.)
Filed 2012 - Case Ongoing
Bakhtiyor Jumaev
National Security
NS-CO-0001
Coding Complete
7 United States v. Qazi
0:12-cr-60298 (S.D. Fla.)
Filed 2012 - Case Ongoing
the United States
the United States Attorneys' Office
National Security
NS-FL-0001
Coding Complete
8 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
9 [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
10 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
11 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
12 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
13 ACLU v. Office of Dir. of National Intelligence
1:10-cv-04419-RJS (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 2010 - Closed 2012
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
National Security
NS-NY-0013
Washington
Coding Complete
14 [In re DNI/AG 702(i) certification 2009]
Redacted (FISC)
Filed 2009 - Closed
no defendants on record
National Security
NS-DC-0073
Coding Complete
15 Amnesty v. Clapper
1:08-cv-06259 (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 2008 - Closed 2013
Director of National Intelligence
National Security
NS-NY-0006
Coding Complete
16 In re proceedings required by 702(i) of the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 [Misc. 08-01]
Misc. 08-01 (FISC)
Filed 2008 - Closed 2008
U.S. Department of Justice
National Security
NS-DC-0058
Washington, D.C.
Coding Complete
17 [In re DNI/AG 702(i) Certification 2008]
[702(i)-2008A, 08-01 (FISC)
Filed 2008 - Closed
no defendants on record
National Security
NS-DC-0072
Coding Complete
18 [Caption Redacted] Government's Ex Parte Submission of [Redacted] and Related Procedures and Request for an Order Approving [Redacted] and Procedures (August 2008)
[Redacted] (FISC)
Filed 2008 - Closed 2008
no defendants on record
National Security
NS-DC-0116
Coding Complete
19 In re Directives to Yahoo Pursuant to Section 105B of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. [105B(g) 07-01]
105B(g) 07-01 (FISC)
Filed 2007 - Closed 2016
no defendants on record
National Security
NS-DC-0008
Coding Complete
20 In re Various Known and Unknown Agents of [Redacted]
Redacted (FISC)
Filed 2007 - Closed 2007
no defendants on record
National Security
NS-DC-0050
Coding Complete
21 In re Motion for Release of Court Records
Misc. 07-01 (FISC)
Filed 2007 - Closed 2007
US Government
National Security
NS-DC-0059
Washtington
Coding Complete
22 In re Various Known and Unknown Agents of [Redacted]
Redacted (FISC)
Filed 2007 - Closed 2007
no defendants on record
National Security
NS-DC-0068
Coding Complete
23 [Redacted]; FISA Court Authorizing Surveillance Procedures Under Protect America Act
Redacted (FISC)
Filed 2007 - Closed 2008
no defendants on record
National Security
NS-DC-0076
Coding Complete
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