Pass/Fail Standards

There has been some concern about the standards for what is necessary to pass a course. In my classes, I am looking for a credible attempt to answer each of the questions on the exam. For example, putting your name on a blank page will not earn you a pass.

Note on the assessments

You may redo the assessments and you may use your materials when working through them.

Assignment

Read Chapter 22 and Chapter 23 to p. 677.

Teaching Materials

Video – Parsing the FISA Statute

Narrated PowerPoint – Parsing the FISA Statute

Video – Chapter 22

Narrated PowerPoints – Chapter 22

Resources

Why Is the Lone Wolf FISA Provision Never Used? And Just How Broad is the FISC Understanding of Group Agency?

S. Select Comm. to Study Government Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities (Church Committee), Intelligence Activities and the Rights of Americans, S. Rep. No. 94-755, bk. II, at 6-7 (1976). (Church Committee Report V 2)

This details what led to FISA.

FISA – Title 50 – WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE CHAPTER 36 – FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE SUBCHAPTER I – ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE – sections 1801 to 1812

This is the statute.