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

"U.S. Psychologists Urged to Curb Questioning Terror Suspects," by James Risen, New York Times, July 30, 2015.

"Judge Cites ACA 'Tax' Debate in Refusal to Release Gitmo Detainee," by Zoe Tillman, Legal Times, July 30, 2015.

"Activists send the Senate 6 million faxes to oppose cyber bill," by Stephanie Condon, CBS News, July 30, 2015.

"While Guantánamo Logjam Endures, Some Prisoners Could be Freed," by The Editorial Board, New York Times, July 29, 2015.

"A Surveillance Bill by Any Other Name: The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act," by Jumana Musa, NACDL, July 28, 2015.

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