January 17th, 2014
03:33 PM ET
6 years ago

What is the FISA court?

Washington (CNN) - It may be the most powerful court you have never heard of - operating out of a bunker-like complex blocks from the Capitol and the White House - sealed tightly to prevent eavesdropping.

Its a tribunal that is secret (or supposed to be). Its structure is largely one-sided and its members are unilaterally chosen by one unelected person.

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