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The Resource Responding to national security letters : a practical guide for legal counsel, David P. Fidler, Sarah Jane Hughes, with Jonathan B. Wilson ; foreword by Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker

Responding to national security letters : a practical guide for legal counsel, David P. Fidler, Sarah Jane Hughes, with Jonathan B. Wilson ; foreword by Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker

Label
Responding to national security letters : a practical guide for legal counsel
Title
Responding to national security letters
Title remainder
a practical guide for legal counsel
Statement of responsibility
David P. Fidler, Sarah Jane Hughes, with Jonathan B. Wilson ; foreword by Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Fidler, David P
Index
no index present
LC call number
KF4850
LC item number
.F53 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Hughes, Sarah Jane
  • Wilson, Jonathan B
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Maurer School of Law
  • Indiana University, Bloomington
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National security
  • Practice of law
Label
Responding to national security letters : a practical guide for legal counsel, David P. Fidler, Sarah Jane Hughes, with Jonathan B. Wilson ; foreword by Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-148)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • How does a national security letter differ from other requests for information issued by the federal government (e.g. administrative subpoenas or grand jury subpoenas)?
  • Why are national security letters controversial?
  • What issues of constitutional law do national security letters raise?
  • Are there different kinds of national security letters or only one type?
  • What federal agencies are authorized to issue national security letters?
  • What kind of information does the federal government seek in national security letters?
  • What does a national security letter look like?
  • Receiving and reviewing national security letters
  • What is the likelihood that a company will receive a national security letter?
  • How does the federal government make a national security letter request known to a company?
  • The
  • What should authorized company representatives do when they first talk or meet with federal agents concerning a national security letter?
  • What are the company's rights when it receives a national security letter?
  • What does the company do with the national security letter upon receipt?
  • What are the company's obligations when it receives a national security letter?
  • How do obligations under national security letters differ from duties triggered by receipt of other forms of federal law enforcement requests for information (e.g. administrative or grand jury subpoenas)?
  • What if a company receives a letter from a federal agency that contains a request for information, but the letter does not cite national security letter statutes for its legal basis?
  • Responding to national security letters
  • Does federal law mandate compliance with requests for information received through national security letters?
  • What happens if a recipient of a national security letter fails to comply with the request for information?
  • Why might a company decide not to comply with a request for information in a national security letter?
  • need for a practical guide for legal counsel on responding to national security letters
  • Legal grounds for a decision not to comply
  • Reliance on inapplicable authorizing statute
  • Reliance on wrong statute
  • Other legal defects, including defects related to constitutional law
  • Importance of legal analysis of the national security letter
  • Constitutional challenge to national security letter
  • Unreasonable, oppressive, or otherwise unlawful requests for information
  • No legal access to or control over requested information
  • Technical reasons for a decision not to comply
  • Good-faith efforts to resolve issues with the federal agency
  • Why is guidance needed for legal counsel on national security letters?
  • Petitioning a federal district court about a national security letter
  • The
  • importance of establishing the compliance decision process in advance
  • What are a recipient's legal obligations to the federal government when responding to a national security letter?
  • Complying with the nondisclosure requirements
  • Data identification, collection, and organizational issues
  • Minimizing the prospects of over-disclosure of information in responding to national security letters
  • Understanding the implications of the company's published privacy policies
  • What are a recipient's legal rights after it has responded to a national security letter?
  • What other actions should a company take with respect to responding to national security letters?
  • How did the law on national security letters change to produce these challenges for legal counsel?
  • Public relations
  • Auditing issues
  • National security letters and international issues
  • What are the basic principles that guide federal government efforts to access information held or located in a foreign country?
  • How do these general principles apply to the use of national security letters?
  • Jurisdiction and authority to seek information located outside the United States
  • Determining the reasonableness of a request for foreign-based information
  • Alternative mechanisms for obtaining foreign-based information
  • Disclosure prohibited by the law of the foreign government
  • What do the general principles on obtaining foreign-based information mean for recipients of national security letters in the United States?
  • What tasks now confront companies and their legal counsel with respect to national security letters?
  • Monitoring the law on national security letters
  • Why should monitoring the law on national security letters be a priority for companies and their legal counsel?
  • Pending outcome of constitutional litigation against the law on national security letters
  • Potential legislative reform of the national security letter statutes
  • What legislative proposals have been made in Congress to reform the law on national security letters?
  • Increased restrictions and obligations on federal agencies issuing national security letters
  • Implications of the proposed legislation for potential recipients of national security letters
  • Changes to other laws and policies on national security investigations
  • What would be good strategies for monitoring potential changes to the law on national security letters?
  • How is the guide organized?
  • Understanding national security letters
  • What is a national security letter?
Control code
298325747
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 149 pages
Isbn
9781604423051
Lccn
2009000374
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)298325747
Label
Responding to national security letters : a practical guide for legal counsel, David P. Fidler, Sarah Jane Hughes, with Jonathan B. Wilson ; foreword by Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-148)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • How does a national security letter differ from other requests for information issued by the federal government (e.g. administrative subpoenas or grand jury subpoenas)?
  • Why are national security letters controversial?
  • What issues of constitutional law do national security letters raise?
  • Are there different kinds of national security letters or only one type?
  • What federal agencies are authorized to issue national security letters?
  • What kind of information does the federal government seek in national security letters?
  • What does a national security letter look like?
  • Receiving and reviewing national security letters
  • What is the likelihood that a company will receive a national security letter?
  • How does the federal government make a national security letter request known to a company?
  • The
  • What should authorized company representatives do when they first talk or meet with federal agents concerning a national security letter?
  • What are the company's rights when it receives a national security letter?
  • What does the company do with the national security letter upon receipt?
  • What are the company's obligations when it receives a national security letter?
  • How do obligations under national security letters differ from duties triggered by receipt of other forms of federal law enforcement requests for information (e.g. administrative or grand jury subpoenas)?
  • What if a company receives a letter from a federal agency that contains a request for information, but the letter does not cite national security letter statutes for its legal basis?
  • Responding to national security letters
  • Does federal law mandate compliance with requests for information received through national security letters?
  • What happens if a recipient of a national security letter fails to comply with the request for information?
  • Why might a company decide not to comply with a request for information in a national security letter?
  • need for a practical guide for legal counsel on responding to national security letters
  • Legal grounds for a decision not to comply
  • Reliance on inapplicable authorizing statute
  • Reliance on wrong statute
  • Other legal defects, including defects related to constitutional law
  • Importance of legal analysis of the national security letter
  • Constitutional challenge to national security letter
  • Unreasonable, oppressive, or otherwise unlawful requests for information
  • No legal access to or control over requested information
  • Technical reasons for a decision not to comply
  • Good-faith efforts to resolve issues with the federal agency
  • Why is guidance needed for legal counsel on national security letters?
  • Petitioning a federal district court about a national security letter
  • The
  • importance of establishing the compliance decision process in advance
  • What are a recipient's legal obligations to the federal government when responding to a national security letter?
  • Complying with the nondisclosure requirements
  • Data identification, collection, and organizational issues
  • Minimizing the prospects of over-disclosure of information in responding to national security letters
  • Understanding the implications of the company's published privacy policies
  • What are a recipient's legal rights after it has responded to a national security letter?
  • What other actions should a company take with respect to responding to national security letters?
  • How did the law on national security letters change to produce these challenges for legal counsel?
  • Public relations
  • Auditing issues
  • National security letters and international issues
  • What are the basic principles that guide federal government efforts to access information held or located in a foreign country?
  • How do these general principles apply to the use of national security letters?
  • Jurisdiction and authority to seek information located outside the United States
  • Determining the reasonableness of a request for foreign-based information
  • Alternative mechanisms for obtaining foreign-based information
  • Disclosure prohibited by the law of the foreign government
  • What do the general principles on obtaining foreign-based information mean for recipients of national security letters in the United States?
  • What tasks now confront companies and their legal counsel with respect to national security letters?
  • Monitoring the law on national security letters
  • Why should monitoring the law on national security letters be a priority for companies and their legal counsel?
  • Pending outcome of constitutional litigation against the law on national security letters
  • Potential legislative reform of the national security letter statutes
  • What legislative proposals have been made in Congress to reform the law on national security letters?
  • Increased restrictions and obligations on federal agencies issuing national security letters
  • Implications of the proposed legislation for potential recipients of national security letters
  • Changes to other laws and policies on national security investigations
  • What would be good strategies for monitoring potential changes to the law on national security letters?
  • How is the guide organized?
  • Understanding national security letters
  • What is a national security letter?
Control code
298325747
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xvii, 149 pages
Isbn
9781604423051
Lccn
2009000374
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)298325747

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