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

"GOP Measure Would Make It Harder For Obama To Empty Guantanamo," by David Welna, NPR, April 29, 2015.

"With deadline near, lawmakers introduce bill to end NSA program," by Ellen Nakashima, The Washington Post, April 28, 2015.

"US states take aim at NSA over warrantless surveillance," by Anthony Zurcher, BBC News, April 27, 2015.

"Republicans seek new limits on Guantanamo prisoner transfers," by Patricia Zengerle, Reuters, April 27, 2015.

"Former Guantánamo Inmate Is Granted Bail in Canada," by Ian Austen, The New York Times, April 24, 2015.

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