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

"New Surveillance Whistleblower: The NSA Violates the Constitution," by Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic, July 21, 2014.

"U.S. Is Said to Plan to Send 6 Detainees to Uruguay," by Charlie Savage, The New York Times, July 16, 2014.

"British cyber-jihadist Babar Ahmad jailed in US," BBC News, July 16, 2014.

"Sweeping new ruling on war crimes courts," by Lyle Denniston, SCOTUSblog, July 14, 2014.

"Justice Dept. Declines to Investigate C.I.A. Review," by David S. Joachim, The New York Times, July 10, 2014.

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