Judge rules parts of revised USA Patriot Act unconstitutional

All righty then! From FindLaw this morning we get this:

A federal judge struck down parts of America’s top anti-terror law as unconstitutional Thursday, saying courts must be allowed to supervise cases where the government orders Internet providers to turn over records without telling customers.

U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero said the government orders must be subject to meaningful judicial review and that the recently rewritten USA Patriot Act “offends the fundamental constitutional principles of checks and balances and separation of powers.”

Click the link to read the entire article. I am out of town and will continue to be for probably a week..but I will try to post important news items..

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Posted on September 6, 2007, in federal fuckwits at the helm, Patriot Act. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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