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

"5 Guantánamo Inmates Are Sent to Eastern Europe," by Charlie Savage, The New York Times, November 20, 2014.

"N.S.A. Phone Data Collection Could Go On, Even if a Law Expires," by Charlie Savage, The New York Times, November 19, 2014.

"Mail Monitoring Rarely Denied, Postal Service Says," by Ron Nixon, The New York Times, November 19, 2014.

"Bill to Restrict N.S.A. Data Collection Blocked in Vote by Senate Republicans," by Charlie Savage and Jeremy W. Peters, The New York Times, November 18, 2014.

"Defense says Guantanamo detainee is soldier, exempt from war crimes," by Tom Ramstack, Reuters, November 17, 2014.

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