This week, a federal appeals court in New York heard oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging the legality of the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of phone records. A ruling against the government could accelerate the program’s review by the Supreme Court.
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Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, engaged the nation’s leading legal and policy experts in exciting conversations about the U.S. Constitution and your civil liberties at the Aspen Institute in Colorado.
This week, the Justice Department released a partially redacted version of a 2010 memo explaining the Obama administration’s legal justification for the drone killing of an American citizen in Yemen.
More than two years after a CIA drone killed an American-born al-Qaida leader overseas, a similar attack in the planning is raising constitutional issues about due process.
Chris Edelson from American University’s School of Public Affairs looks at the history of emergency presidential power from the drafting of the Constitution until today’s war on terror.