In the wake of Edward Snowden’s leak of National Security Agency documents to the press, The National Constitution Center and The Constitution Project combine for a look at security and privacy.
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In two excerpts from her book “Dragnet Nation,” Julia Angwin looks at how three whistle blowers suffered for talking about problems related to the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs. Angwin will be at the National Constitution Center on Monday at 12 p.m. at a free event.
On March 6, 1857, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in the Dred Scott case, which had a direct impact on the coming of the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln’s presidency four years later.
Watch a live video debate about the President’s power to kill Americans abroad, featuring Alan Dershowitz, Noah Feldman, Michael W. Lewis, and Hina Shamsi. You can watch the video replay here.
As the Supreme Court continues a busy week, Court watchers are wondering if a significant case from last fall could be announced in the next few weeks.