The justices agreed to decide whether a challenge may proceed to a 2008 federal law that broadened the government’s power to monitor international communications. The law, an amendment to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, followed disclosure of the Bush administration’s secret program to wiretap international communications without obtaining court warrants in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks. - New York Times
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