Oversight & Transparency

10 Standards for Oversight & Transparency of National Intelligence Services

Authors Sarah Eskens, Ott van Daalen, and Nico van Eijk present a set of 10 standards for oversight and transparency for surveillance by intelligence services. The authors approach these recommendations from the viewpoint of the European Convention on Human Rights and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, and illustrate their implementation using cases […]

nationalsecuritylaw upcoming event: “Promises to Keep: Diplomatic Assurances Against Torture in US Terrorism Transfers” (Columbia Law, Feb. 10, 4:20 to 6:20)

* upcoming event: "Promises to Keep: Diplomatic Assurances Against Torture in US Terrorism Transfers" (Columbia Law, Feb. 10, 4:20 to 6:20) “Promises to Keep: Diplomatic Assurances Against Torture in US Terrorism Transfers” Columbia Law School | Thursday February 10 | 4:20 – 6:20 pm Jerome Greene Hall Room 103 | 435 W 116th Street | […]

nationalsecuritylaw proposed legislation: CIPA Reform and Improvement Act (Senator Cardin)

* Proposed Legislation: The CIPA Reform and Improvement Act (“CRIA”, S. 4050) Senator Cardin has introduced a bill to update and reform CIPA. The full text is attached, as is a page from the Congressional Record containing the introductory comments explaining the bill. The key passage summarizing the bill’s aims: “…I am introducing the CIPA […]