Essential Documents: Congressional Hearings on Surveillance and Civil Liberties

Senate Judiciary Committee
January 14, 2014
Member Statements:

Witnesses:

  • The Honorable Richard A. Clarke
  • Michael J. Morell
  • Professor Geoffrey R. Stone
  • The Honorable Cass R. Sunstein
  • Professor Peter Swire
Senate Judiciary Committee
December 11, 2013
Witness Testimony:
Senate Judiciary Committee
November 13, 2013
Statements

Witness Testimony:

Senate Judiciary Committee
October 2, 2013
Witness Statements:
July 31, 2013
Chaired by: Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT)
Witnesses:
  • James Cole, Deputy Attorney General
  • John C. Inglis, Deputy Director, National Security Agency; Robert S. Litt, General Counsel, Office of the Director of National Intelligence; Sean M. Joyce, Deputy Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • James G. Carr, U.S. District Judge
July 17, 2013
Chaired by: Representative Robert Goodlatte (R-VA)
Hearing Transcript
Witnesses:
  • Panel I
    • James Cole, Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice John Inglis, Deputy Director, National Security Agency
    • Robert Litt, General Counsel, Office of Director of National Intelligence Stephanie Douglas, Executive Assistant Director of the National Security Branch, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Panel II
June 18, 2013
Chaired by: Representative Michael J. “Mike” Rogers (R-MI)
Witnesses:
  • General Keith Alexander, Director, National Security Agency;
  • James Cole, Deputy Attorney General
  • John Chris Inglis, Deputy Director, National Security Agency
  • Sean Joyce, Deputy Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Robert Litt, General Counsel, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
June 12, 2013
Chaired by: Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
Hearing Transcript
Witness Written Testimony:
  • General Keith Alexander, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command, Director of the National Security Agency and Chief of the Central Security Service
  • Rand Beers, Acting Deputy Homeland Security Secretary
  • Patrick Gallagher, Acting Deputy Commerce Secretary, Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Richard McFeely, Executive Assistant Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services Branch