NSA Multi-District Litigation

This page collects pleadings and other information from the multi-district litigation that apply to all of the cases or that are not otherwise included in the specific case pages for the multi-district litigation arising from the warrantless wiretapping.

This includes decisions that affect all of the cases together, case administration orders and related information, and information about the cases that are currently stayed or that have been dismissed

For information about specific cases or categories of cases that are still pending, follow the links below:

  • Hepting v. AT&T
  • Al Haramain v. Bush
  • Cases against Verizon/MCI
  • Center for Constitutional Rights v. Bush
  • Shubert v. Bush
  • State Administrator cases
  • Background: The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a class-action lawsuit against AT&T on January 31, 2006, accusing the telecom giant of violating the law and the privacy of its customers by collaborating with the National Security Agency (NSA) in its massive, illegal program to wiretap and data-mine Americans' communications. In May, 2006, many other cases were filed against a variety of telecommunications companies. Subsequently the Multi-District Litigation Panel of the federal courts transferred approximately 40 cases to the Northern District of California federal court.

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