Israel's experience with parliamentary lawsuits should give the U.S. House pause.
Obama has plenty of legislative support -- on Iraq. Especially since he doesn't want Congress to do anything.
Another potential loophole in the USA Freedom Act: How long can the government keep your data?
Some more reasons for pessimism about the Leahy bill
An old separation of power case holds warnings for prospects of the House lawsuit
The specifics of the House lawsuit fall short of the rhetoric - but the courts are still a strange venue for legislative leadership.
Civil libertarians like the Senate surveillance reform bill - but they should be careful what they wish for.
If the House sues about signing statements, it may find the president has a ringer on the Court.
The House lawsuit is not the answer to executive power - old-fashioned legislating is.
The reason is simple: he didn't have the votes.