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  • Terrorism case defense wants surveillance records

    Attorneys for a Chicago terrorism suspect are urging a federal appeals court to uphold a trial judge's decision to grant defense lawyers unprecedented access to secret intelligence-court records.


  • FILE - This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Marshal's office shows Adel Daoud, of Hillside, Ill. Prosecutors say a judge's decision granting lawyers in Daoud's terrorism case unprecedented access to secret intelligence-court records could jeopardize national security. In an appeal filed Monday, March 31, 2014, with the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, prosecutors said another court "misjudged the damage to national security" by opening the documents. (AP Photo/U.S. Marshal's office, File)

    US appeals ruling to let lawyers see secret files

    A decision by a trial judge in Chicago to grant lawyers for a terrorism suspect unprecedented access to secret intelligence-court records would be a "sea change" in how such sensitive documents are handled and could end up jeopardizing national security, U.S. government attorneys argue in a hard-hitting appeal filed on Monday.


  • New trial date terror case as Chicago feds appeal

    A federal judge in Chicago has set a new trial date for a terrorist suspect as prosecutors appeal her decision granting the defense access to secret intelligence-court papers.


  • Judge stays secret docs order in Ill. terror case

    A federal judge said Tuesday she'll wait for the appeals process to run its course before implementing her ruling that gives lawyers for a Chicago terrorism suspect access to secret documents spelling out how the U.S. government sought permission to spy on him.


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    LAUFMAN: The Snowden effect and NSA snooping

    In the latest fallout from Edward Snowden's leaks of classified information, a federal court last week dealt an unprecedented blow to the government in criminal prosecutions where a defendant has been subject to communications intercepts under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.


  • FILE - This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Marshal's office shows Adel Daoud, of Hillside, Ill. At a pretrial ruling Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in the terrorism case against Daoud, a federal judge in Chicago agreed to let the defense view government applications submitted to a foreign intelligence court seeking permission to conduct secret surveillance, in what the judge says is a first. Daoud has denied seeking to detonate a bomb in Chicago in 2012. The defense has pressed for details on how investigators employed the kind of phone and Internet spying revealed by ex-government contractor Edward Snowden. (AP Photo/U.S. Marshal's office, File)

    Judge: Defense in terror case can see secret docs

    The government can't keep secret its request to conduct clandestine surveillance of an accused attempted terrorist, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday in a potentially far-reaching decision that gives defense attorneys unprecedented access to records filed with a secret intelligence court.


  • Judge: No disclosure on use of expanded spying

    A federal judge in a Chicago terrorism case says the government doesn't have to disclose whether it employed the kind of phone and Internet surveillance revealed in leaks by ex-government contractor Edward Snowden.


  • Chicago-area man facing charges in car-bomb plot

    The investigation started months ago, when the FBI noticed an email message: A man in the Chicago suburbs was using an account to distribute chatter about violent jihad and the killing of Americans.


  • Teenager accused of plotting to set off car bomb in Chicago

    Undercover FBI agents arrested an 18-year-old American man who tried to detonate what he believed was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar, federal prosecutors said Saturday.


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