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FISA Court adviser says FBI's proposed reforms are insufficient

Jan 16, 2020 - The Washington Times
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The FBI's proposed 12-step plan to prevent future blunders in its applications for surveillance warrants was blasted as "insufficient" Wednesday by the adviser overseeing the bureau's changes.

David Kris, the former Obama administration lawyer tapped to oversee reforms to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) process, said the actions proposed by FBI Director Christopher A. Wray don't go far enough to give the court confidence in the veracity of future surveillance applications.

"These efforts are a reasonable beginning, but they are not sufficient and should be expanded and supplemented," Mr. Kris wrote in a brief filed with the FISA...