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NLG, ACS, & L&C Law School ACLU Speaker Panel: Constitutional Infringement under George W. Bush’s National Security Act

Date: 12:00pm PST November 18, 2010 Location: Classroom 1

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After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 and former president George W. Bush’s authorization of the National Security Agency, where can we draw the constitutional line between government authority and civil rights?  

Addressing this question, please join the National Lawyer’s Guild and American Civil Liberties Union in welcoming distinguished attorneys Steven Goldberg and Thomas Nelson this Thursday as they share their involvement in the 2007 Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation, Inc. v. Bush case - a case widely regarded as the most important legal challenge to the National Security Act program in the nation.

Questioning the government’s authority for warrantless domestic surveillance programs, “state secrete privileges” and the federal government’s general take on terrorist control, Mr. Goldberg’s and Mr. Nelson’s discourse on the constitutionality at hand is an opportunity you wont want to miss!