Administrative subpoenas and national security letters in criminal and foreign intelligence investigations : background and proposed adjustments / Charles Doyle
- Doyle, Charles
- [Washington, District of Columbia] : Congressional Research Service, the Library of Congress, 
[Getzville, New York] : William S. Hein & Company, 
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (43 pages).
- Additional Creators:
- Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
- CRS report for Congress ; RL32880
HeinOnline U.S. Congressional documents
- "Administrative subpoena authority, including closely related national security letter authority, is the power vested in various administrative agencies to compel testimony or the production of documents or both in aid of the agencies' performance of their duties. Administrative subpoenas are not a traditional tool of criminal law investigation, but neither are they unknown. Several statutes at least arguably authorize the use of administrative subpoenas primarily or exclusively for use in a criminal investigation in cases involving health care fraud, child abuse, Secret Service protection, controlled substance cases, and Inspector General investigations. In addition, five statutory provisions vest government officials responsible for certain foreign intelligence investigations with authority comparable to administrative subpoena access to various types of records"--Summary, page [ii].
- "April 15, 2005."
"Received through the CRS Web."
AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references.
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