National Security

NACDL recognizes that under the banner of the “war on terrorism,” America’s fundamental constitutional protections have been under unprecedented attack.  Since the tragedy of 9/11, the government has engaged in unparalleled assaults on a range of constitutional rights, including the right to due process and the right to privacy. NACDL seeks to resist this trend on both on a systemic and case-by-case basis to expose and combat the ongoing incursions into our civil rights in the name of national security.

News Of Interest

"GOP chairman warns Obama of deadline for Gitmo plan," by Rebecca Kheel, The Hill, February 4, 2016.

"Britain: WikiLeaks founder faces arrest regardless of U.N. panel ruling," by Karla Adam and Brian Murphy, Washington Post, February 4, 2016.

"Julian Assange is being 'arbitrarily held', UN panel to say," BBC, February 4, 2016.

"How Do Americans Weigh Privacy Versus National Security?," by Lauren Cassani Davis, The Atlantic, February 3, 2016.

"DOJ Lawyer Who Exposed Bush-Era Surveillance Faces Ethics Charges," by Zoe Tillman, National Law Journal, January 26, 2016.

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