[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California [official website] on Tuesday ordered [text, PDF] the US government to pay more than $2.5 million in damages and attorney’s fees to an Islamic charity for illegally wiretapping its conversations without a warrant. Judge Vaughn Walker found in March that the National Security Agency (NSA) [official website] warrantless wiretapping program violated the rights of the Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation [JURIST news archive] under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance…