Litigating Bulk Surveillance
New York, November 23, 2015—The story behind a lawsuit that helped bring down the U.S. government’s controversial mass tracking of phone records was chronicled in a Nov. 5 discussion at Columbia Law School.
|Alex Abdo chronicled the ACLU's successful fight to stop the federal government's controversial bulk collection of|
In the wide-ranging conversation, American Civil Liberties Union attorney Alex Abdo related details from his organization’s two-year fight against the surreptitious surveillance program to Matthew C. Waxman, the Law School’s Liviu Librescu Professor of Law and chair of the Roger Hertog Program on Law and National Security. Before joining Columbia Law School, Waxman had worked for the last Bush administration in the U.S. State Department, the Defense Department and the National Security Council.