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

"While Guantánamo Logjam Endures, Some Prisoners Could be Freed," by The Editorial Board, New York Times, July 29, 2015.

"A Surveillance Bill by Any Other Name: The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act," by Jumana Musa, NACDL, July 28, 2015.

"Are Cross-Border Shootings Heading to the Supreme Court?," by Steve Vladeck, Just Security, July 24, 2015.

"White House: Gitmo closing plan 'close'," by Jordan Fabian, The Hill, July 22, 2015.

"Obama ‘Will Veto’ Defense Bill Over Guantanamo (Video)," by Steven Dennis, Roll Call Blog, July 22, 2015.

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