Cindy Cohn, executive director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is a watcher and sometime critic of the FISA court. Her “big thesis,” she said, is that the court’s task is inappropriate for a secret court. After former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed the existence of surveillance programs, she said, Congress made some changes, including the establishment of amici to FISA court.

Saturday, August 6, 2016
ABA Journal