FISA judges approved 1,147 warrants last year while the rest of federal judiciary had 2,013
The information was released by the Administration Office of the U.S. Federal Courts. There are 2,758 federal district judges.
The number of warrants they approved last year was released yesterday.
The same office is responsible for releasing the number of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) warrants.
Judge Rosemary Collyer is pictured at the top of this post. She heads the FISA court.
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) released a 41-page report in May called "Statistically Transparent Report Regarding Use of National Security Authorities for 2017."
It provides statistics of the use of FISA warrants.