Judge: Bush overstepped wiretapping authority

by Bob Egelko Sunday, Apr. 04, 2010 at 1:11 PM

A federal judge has rejected the Bush administration's justification for warrantless wiretapping of suspected terrorists and ruled that federal agents had eavesdropped illegally on a US-based islamic charity.

The ruling was by Chief US District Judge Vaughn Walker of San francisco.

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