Patriot Act Challenge Allowed to Proceed

November 2006
American Libraries;Nov2006, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the refusal of U.S. District Judge Denise Hood to the U.S. government's request to dismiss a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) challenging the constitutionality of the USA Patriot Act. Specifically, the ACLU seeks to block Section 215 of the Patriot Act, which permits FBI access to books and documents through the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court in Washington, D. C.


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