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

"Report Credits F.B.I. With Progress Since 9/11, but Says More Is Needed," by Michael S. Shmidt, The New York Times, March 25, 2014.

"Judge: Pentagon doesn’t have to say how it would execute alleged USS Cole bombing mastermind," by Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald, March 24, 2015.

"Senate Panel Concerned Over CIA Role in Domestic Cellphone Scanning," by Devlin Barrett, The Wall Street Journal, March 23, 2015.

"After years in Guantanamo, ex-detainees find little solace in Uruguay," by Joshua Partlow, The Washington Post, March 21, 2015.

"Judge orders release of detainee abuse photos," by Josh Gerstein, Politico, March 20, 2015.

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