Presidential Power and Human Rights

At a session of the American Civil Liberties Union membership conference titled, “The Abuse of Executive Power in the Global War on… read more

At a session of the American Civil Liberties Union membership conference titled, “The Abuse of Executive Power in the Global War on Terror,” panelists talked about civil rights, privacy, and law enforcement policies of the Bush administration. Among the topics they addressed were prisoner treatment and detainee status in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, intelligence strategies in counterterrorism initiatives, access to legal counsel by terrorist suspects, and potential erosion of privacy and civil liberties rights. close

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  • Rose, David Contributing Editor Vanity Fair
  • Wang, Cecillia Counsel American Civil Liberties Union->Immigrants' Rights Project

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194858-4
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 16, 2006
Last Aired:
Oct 17, 2006

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  • Oct 16, 2006 | 2:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 17, 2006 | 4:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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