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CAC Clapper Amicus

CAC Clapper Amicus

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No. 11-1025
 
In The
 
Supreme Court of the United States
 
J
 AMES
R.
 
C
LAPPER
,
 
J
R
.,
 
D
IRECTOR OF
N
 ATIONAL
I
NTELLIGENCE
,
ET AL
.,
  Petitioners,v.
 A 
MNESTY 
I
NTERNATIONAL
USA,
ET AL
.,
Respondents.On Writ Of Certiorari To The United StatesCourt Of Appeals For The Second Circuit
BRIEF
 AMICUS CURIAE 
OFCONSTITUTIONAL ACCOUNTABILITYCENTER IN SUPPORT OF RESPONDENTS
 
D
OUGLAS
T.
 
ENDALL
 E
LIZABETH
B.
 
W
 YDRA 
**
Counsel of Record
 R
OCHELLE
B
OBROFF
 CONSTITUTIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY CENTER1200 18th St., NW, Ste 501Washington, D.C. 20036(202) 296-6889elizabeth@theusconstitution.org
Counsel for Amicus Curiae
 
 i
TABLE OF CONTENTSPage
TABLE OF CONTENTS .............................................. iTABLE OF AUTHORITIES ........................................ iiINTEREST OF
 AMICUS CURIAE 
............................. 1INTRODUCTION ANDSUMMARY OF ARGUMENT ................................ 2 ARGUMENT ................................................................ 5I. The Text and History of Article III of theConstitution Support Standing In This Case ....... 5  A. The Framers Considered Judicial ReviewEssential To Protecting Liberty and Preventing Abuse of Government Power ............................. 6B. The Drafters of Article III Created RobustJudicial Review of Legislative Action ............... 8C. The Framers of the Bill of Rights ReliedUpon the Availability of Article III JudicialReview ............................................................... 12D. Court Precedent Supports Judicial Review of Respondents’ Claims ........................................ 14II. The Particular Concerns of the First AmendmentSupport Standing In This Case ........................... 17CONCLUSION .......................................................... 20
 
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TABLE OF AUTHORITIESPage
Cases
 Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition,
 535 U.S. 234 (2002) .............................................. 18
 Babbit v. American Farm Workers
,442 U.S. 289 (1979) .............................................. 17
 Baker v. Carr
,369 U.S. 186 (1962) ................................................ 4
Chisholm v. Georgia
,2 U.S. (2 Dall.) 419 (1793) ..................................... 5
 Davis v. FEC 
,554 U.S. 724, (2008) ............................................. 18
Fairbank v. United States,
 181 U.S. 283 (1901) .............................................. 15
Lujan v. Defenders of Wildlife
,504 U.S. 555 (1992) .............................................. 19
Marbury v. Madison
,5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 137 (1803) ................... 14, 16, 19
Massachusetts v. EPA
,549 U.S. 497 (2007) ................................................ 4

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