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

"NSA and FBI fight to retain spy powers as surveillance law nears expiration," by Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian, April 15, 2015.

"2009 DHS Document Says Border Patrol Can Search/Copy The Contents Of Your Device Just Because It Wants To," by Tim Cushing, TechDirt, April 13, 2015.

"Terrorism Case Renews Debate Over Drone Hits," by Mark Mazzetti and Eric Schmitt, The New York Times, April 12, 2015.

"Want to See Domestic Spying’s Future? Follow the Drug War," by Andy Greenberg, Wired, April 10, 2015.

"Stingray spying: FBI's secret deal with police hides phone dragnet from courts," by Jessica Glenza and Nicky Woolf, The Guardian, April 10, 2015.

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