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REUTERS/Larry Downing- Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) (L) and Vice Chairman Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) listen during the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on the House-passed Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act reform bill while on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 5, 2014.

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Changing composition of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court: New designees

April 16, 2015, Russell Wheeler

Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. has designated two new members of the eleven-member Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC), which has been the object of debate of it's largely non-adversarial proceedings related to domestic government surveillance. In this post, Russell Wheeler highlights important aspects of the FISC's composition when the new designees join the court in May. 

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