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Is the NSA data-seizure program constitutional?

Posted: August 26, 2013 at 5:00 pm   /   by

And, are secret courts “deciding” whether these things are or are not constitutional behind closed doors?

There is a real fundamental challenge to having popular sovereignty if the people can’t know that the government is collecting data on them and…confiscating it from private companies.” says leading libertarian legal theorist Randy Barnett of Georgetown University Law Center.

Reason’s Matt Welch caught up with Barnett at Freedom Fest to discuss the National Security Agency (NSA).