NEWS FLASH AUG. 2010 – Same sex marriage california is now legal?

Reporting from San Francisco and Los Angeles — A federal judge declared California’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional Wednesday, saying that no legitimate state interest justified treating gay and lesbian couples differently from others and that “moral disapproval” was not enough to save the voter-passed Proposition 8.

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KO Countdown : Wiretap 090407 : What Americans Can Do

MSNBC
Countdown

Wiretap
20090407
Whats a freedom-loving American do to?

Constitutional law Prof. Jonathan Turley discusses the legal ramifications of the Obama administrations defense of former President George Bushs wiretapping policy.

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Countdown- Jonathan Turley and Bush Admin War Crimes

Countdown- Jonathan Turley and Bush Admin War Crimes
12_16_08

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MSNBC Countdown : FISA : Supreme Court says No

MSNBC
Countdown
Keith Olbermann

2008-02-19
Supreme Court says no to FISA

Constitutional law professor Jonathan Turley discusses the Supreme Court’s decision to turn down the ACLU’s legal challenge to President Bush’s domestic spying program.

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http://msnbc.com

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The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) of 1978 is a U.S. federal law prescribing procedures for the physical & electronic surveillance & collection of “foreign intelligence information” between or among “foreign powers” on territory under United States control.

FISA is codified in 50 U.S.C. 1801–1811, 1821–29, 1841–46, and 1861–62.

The subchapters of FISA provide for:

– Electronic Surveillance
– Physical Searches
– Pen Registers and Trap & Trace Devices for Foreign Intelligence Purposes
– Access to certain Business Records for Foreign Intelligence Purposes

The act created a court which meets in secret, & approves or denies requests for search warrants.
Only the number of warrants applied for, issued and denied, is reported.

In 1980 (the first full year after its inception), it approved 322 warrants.
This number has steadily grown to 2224 warrants in 2006.
Only 5 warrants have been rejected since the court first met in 1979.

The Act was amended by the USA PATRIOT Act of 2001, primarily to include terrorism on behalf of groups that are not specifically backed by a foreign government.

An overhaul of the bill, the Protect America Act of 2007 was signed into law on 2007-08-05.

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Countdown-Professor Turley on TeamObama: “a breathtaking expansion of sovereign immunity”

Countdown-Professor Turley on TeamObama: “a breathtaking expansion of sovereign immunity”
04_07_09 visit: http://firedoglake.com

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Obama will let “Bush’s Crimes Remain Buried For All Time”

On Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Jonathan Turley talks about Obama’s surrogate and adviser Cass Sunstein’s allegations that, if elected, Obama wouldn’t hold Bush to account for the last eight years of crimes. 7/22/08

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