FISA Court Shamefully Protects the Swamp

This letter to the editor by NLPC Counsel Paul Kamenar appears in the Wall Street Journal today: Your editorial “A Pass for Kevin Clinesmith” (Jan. 30)—condemning the slap on the wrist of former FBI attorney Kevin Clinesmith, who was sentenced only to probation by Obama-appointed Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court Judge James Boasberg for altering a […]

One America News Network: NLPC’s Kamenar Criticizes Clinesmith Probation

Paul Kamenar, Counsel to the National Legal and Policy Center, is interviewed by John Hines on One America News Network on the sentencing of Kevin Clinesmith. A former FBI lawyer, Clinesmith forged an email that was presented to a FISA court, resulting in the investigation of Carter Page. Clinesmith received probation instead of prison, which […]

D.C. Bar Has Not Acted on NLPC’s Request to Disbar Clinesmith

From Real Clear Investigations by Paul Sperry: As the U.S. government seeks prison time for a former FBI lawyer who admitted falsifying evidence to spy on a former Trump aide, the District of Columbia Bar association hasn’t begun an investigation to strip him of his law license, records show. Carter Page: Ex-FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith is still listed […]

Prison Urged for FBI’s Clinesmith Who Forged Evidence Against Carter Page

National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC) has filed a sentencing memorandum with the federal court in Washington, D.C., calling upon Judge James E. Boasberg, who also presides over the secret Foreign Surveillance Intelligence Court (FISC), to sentence former FBI attorney Kevin Clinesmith to prison instead of probation at his public virtual sentencing hearing Friday morning […]

Disbarment Sought of FBI’s Kevin Clinesmith Who Altered Email to Trigger Campaign Spying

National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC), an ethics watchdog group, filed a disbarment action today with the D.C. Bar against fired FBI attorney, Kevin E. Clinesmith, who pled guilty to a felony last month for doctoring a CIA email used to support a surveillance warrant against Carter Page, a former Trump campaign foreign policy advisor. […]