The FISA Court Charade: A Clear And Present Danger To Constitutional Liberty

If the court blithely accepts what the government gives, it’s as much the court’s fault as the government. If the government knows that the court grants 99.9 percent of all warrants requested, which is an unbelievable number — a number never heard of in my career, then the government’s going to get lazy and sloppy, because they are going to walk in there saying ‘we’re going to get this thing, we always do.’