GSRA + FISA Resources

Parallel Construction and the GSRA

What is parallel construction? In criminal cases, prosecutors share evidence with defense attorneys in a process called “discovery.” The defense may launch challenges against evidence that was gathered in contravention of Fourth Amendment protections. This evidence would be suppressed from the case under the “exclusionary rule.” This process is a fundamental safeguard key to any […]

GSRA + FISA Resources News Statements

House Votes to Extend FISA Section 702 in NDAA

This morning, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included a reauthorization of FISA Section 702 surveillance powers without a certification cap. FISA Section 702 is the program the FBI has abused relentlessly on a “persistent and widespread” basis to conduct warrantless surveillance. Many have fallen victim to the FBI’s backdoor searches […]