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The Obama administration may not employ lawyers advocating for extreme abrogations of constitutional protections, but it frequently ends up acquiescing to the political right.
Community partnerships are seen as a softer counterterrorism. But who are the partners?
As the US scales back the war in Afghanistan, shouldn't we be scaling back the sacrifices of civil liberties we've made here at home?
Osama bin Laden is dead, but will the colossal national security apparatus ever stop growing?
Bradley Manning is not the only person in the US held in pretrial solitary confinement. For many facing terrorism charges, it has become standard procedure.
In a relentless effort to watch and hear everything, government and law enforcement agencies today are actually casting a far broader surveillance net in the name of security than they ever have before.
Expanding the public safety exception to Miranda may not make much difference on the ground. But Holder's push suggests the Obama administration has bought Bush's framing on terrorism.
The more sophisticated security technology becomes in our nation's cities, the more reason privacy activists have to be alarmed.
Now that we know there's a vice squad deployed to find people looking to hook up for quickies in airport bathrooms, air travel has taken on a whole new dimension.
As the hunt for homegrown terrorists sympathetic to Hezbollah intensifies, the Muslims of Dearborn, Michigan are losing their trust in American justice.
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