Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Message it for stories and more. Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 Internet speed test! ×

Submission + - Supreme Court Disallows FISA Challenges (newser.com) 1

ThatsNotPudding writes: In a not too suprising example of judicial abdication in favor of the surveillance state, the US Supreme court rejected pleas to allow any challenges to the wiretapping law *unless* someone can prove they've been tapped by the Federales.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Supreme Court Disallows FISA Challenges

Comments Filter:
  • It was ruled that Respondents do not have Article III standing. Amnesty's claim is based on a belief that they will be wronged, not that they've already been wronged.

    (a) To establish Article III standing, an injury must be “concrete, particularized, and actual or imminent; fairly traceable to the challenged action; and redressable by a favorable ruling.. Threatened injury must be ‘ “certainly impending” ’ to constitute injury in fact,” and “allegations of possible f

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them. -- Bill Vaughn

Working...