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CDT Lays Out Rule of Law Agenda for Next President and Congress

In testimony submitted to the Senate Constitution Subcommittee today, CDT called for the next President and Congress to impose checks and balances on governmental national security measures. The testimony, submitted in connection with hearings exploring proposals to restore the rule of law, calls for an update of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act and for measures to ensure that intelligence collection complies with FISA and is subject to judicial oversight.