Legal Digest

Gottfried, David J.
January 2013
FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin;Jan2013, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p1
The article focuses on the move of the Congress to modify the statutory provisions of the national security letters (NSL) of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the U.S. It states that the NSL served as the best tool of the agency on its counterintelligence and counterterrorism investigations, particularly after the September 2011 attack. It also provides a brief overview of the amendment of the NSL's provisions.


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