US Must Fix Secret Fisa Courts, Says Top Judge Who Granted Surveillance Orders

“James Robertson breaks ranks and says he was shocked to hear of changes to allow broader authorisation of NSA programs.”

Later on Tuesday afternoon, the workshop also heard from a number of other experts who called for the decisions of the Fisa courts to be made public. James Baker, a Department of Justice lawyer who has represented the government in surveillance requests before the Fisa court, said that an …