Illegal government spying, indefinite detention without charge or trial and government-sponsored torture programs after 9/11 transcended the bounds of law and our most treasured values in the name of national security. The ACLU is working to restore individual freedoms, due process rights, and our system of checks and balances.
National Security/War on Terror
ACLU V. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY - FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT CASE REGARDING NEW PROGRAM TO COMBAT DOMESTIC VIOLENT EXTREMISMJune 21, 2022
ACLU V. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE – FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT CASE REGARDING AUTHORITY TO SEIZE AFGHAN FUNDSApril 8, 2022
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