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

"'Gestapo' tactics at US police 'black site' ring alarm from Chicago to Washington," by Spencer Ackerman, Zach Stafford, Mark Guarino and Oliver Laughland, The Guardian, February 26, 2015.

" 9/11 judge ‘pulls plug’ on trial over Pentagon order ," by Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald, February 26, 2015.

"U.S. and British Agencies May Have Tried to Get SIM Encryption Codes, Gemalto Says," by Mark Scott and Aurelien Breeden, The New York Times, February 25, 2015.

"3 Brooklyn Men Accused of Plot to Aid ISIS’ Fight," by Marc Santora and Stephanie Clifford, The New York Times, February 25, 2015.

"Dem: Don't confuse surveillance, outreach in Muslim community," by Mario Trujillo, The Hill, February 23, 2015.

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