of Mr. Jabara.
*
* In earlier court proceedings, the FBI acknowledged that it then
* disseminated the information to 17 other law-enforcement or intelligence
* agencies and three foreign governments.
* [snip]
*
* John Shattuck, Washington director of the ACLU, who represented Mr. Jabara
* said "It is difficult to imagine a more sweeping judicial approval of
* government action in violation of constitutional rights than the decision
* of the panel is this case. Taken to its logical conclusion, the decision
* authorizes the Federal Government to restructure its surveillance
* activities so that any Federal law-enforcement or intelligence
* investigation requiring the interception of private communications could
* be conducted WITHOUT A JUDICIAL WARRANT simply by turning to the NSA."
*
* Under current laws, if the FBI wants to eavesdrop legally on the conversation
* of a criminal it must obtain a warrant from a Federal judge. In those cases
* where the FBI wants to eavesdrop on a specific individual who it believes
* is an agent of a foreign government, it can apply for a warrant from a
* special SECRET PANEL of Federal judges established just for