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

"The Military Commissions Are Still Proceeding," by Ronald D. Rotunda, Justia, October 20, 2014.

"Editorial: Close the Overseas Torture Loophole," The New York Times, October 20, 2014.

"Board Says Saudi Detainee Should Be Repatriated," by Charlie Savage, The New York Times, October 20, 2014.

"Benghazi suspect pleads not guilty to new murder charges," by Spencer S. Hsu, The Washington Post, October 20, 2014.

"Obama Could Reaffirm a Bush-Era Reading of a Treaty on Torture," by Charlie Savage, The New York Times, October 18, 2014.

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