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Low: Electronic surveillance

ScienceNational Security AgencyStephen BreyerSamuel A. AlitoFort Meade (military base)Edward Snowden
In February, several months before former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden revealed the extent of the NSA's electronic surveillance, the court ruled that a group of lawyers and activists couldn't challenge one of the agency's programs. Writing for a 5-4 majority, Justice... Patrick Semansky / Associated Press