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Supreme Court declines early look at NSA surveillance case
Reuters ^ | 04/07/2014 | Lawrence Hurley

Posted on 04/07/2014 7:51:08 AM PDT by GIdget2004

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned down a long-shot request for a ruling on whether the U.S. government's gathering of Americans' phone records is unlawful.

The justices' refusal to intervene means the case will go forward in the appeals court, as scheduled.

Plaintiffs Larry Klayman and Charles Strange had said the issue was so important the high court should not wait for a Washington federal appeals court to rule in the case concerning the National Security Agency.

The high court rarely hears an appeal before an appeals court has ruled.

The Supreme Court will likely be asked to hear the case after the appeals court issues its ruling.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


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1 posted on 04/07/2014 7:51:08 AM PDT by GIdget2004
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To: GIdget2004; Lurking Libertarian; Perdogg; JDW11235; Clairity; Spacetrucker; Art in Idaho; GregNH; ..

FReepmail me to subscribe to or unsubscribe from the SCOTUS ping list.

2 posted on 04/07/2014 8:00:01 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: GIdget2004

time is of the essence..


3 posted on 04/07/2014 8:02:31 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I’ve given up thinking that I’ll ever again see a Supreme Court decision that very clearly supports the public trying to get out from under the thumb of government.


4 posted on 04/07/2014 8:49:52 AM PDT by jiggyboy
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To: GIdget2004

Probably awaiting guidance from Holder of the “Just Us Department”.


5 posted on 04/07/2014 8:58:10 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: jiggyboy

Im not certain that it could happen but I refuse to give up hope.


6 posted on 04/07/2014 9:01:30 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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