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  • Ah, uh, when the U.

  • S government needs to monitor a spy or terrorism network, there is a court for that.

  • It is called the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

  • It is made up of 11 federal judges selected by the chief justice of the Supreme Court.

  • The court issues warrants authorising Elektronik surveillance, physical searches and other investigative actions.

  • U.

  • S government agencies submit requests to the judges, the judges on Lee here from the government.

  • The court is closed to the public.

  • Judges approve, modify or deny the requests for warrants.

  • Denial is rare.

  • If U S intelligence or law enforcement agents carry out the warrants, targeted individuals are not notified.

  • Court records are secrets.

  • Those who received the warrants are forbidden to discuss them.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/03
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