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

"ACLU moves to block return of 'torture report' to Hill," by Josh Gerstein, Politico, January 28, 2015.

"Documents Show N.S.A.’s Wiretap Moves Before Congress’s Approval," by Charlie Savage, The New York Times, January 27, 2015.

"U.S. Spies on Millions of Drivers," by Devlin Barrett, The Wall Street Journal, January 26, 2015.

"C.I.A. Officer Is Found Guilty in Leak Tied to Times Reporter," by Matt Apuzzo, The New York Times, January 26, 2015.

"High-value Guantanamo detainees call home for the first time in nearly a decade," by Julie Tate and Missy Ryan, The Washington Post, January 24, 2015.

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