States must take the right measures to ensure the effectiveness of the drugs used for lethal injections, including appropriate procedures to ensure the proper manufacturing, transportation, handling, and use of the drugs.
To recognize others who share our vision, each year we present our Constitutional Champion Award to individuals and organizations who have dedicated themselves to defending our Constitution and the principles it embodies.
The details about the scale of NSA's surveillance activities made many people, both at home and abroad, question the security of their data, as well as the role of their service providers in giving the NSA access to it. But now Twitter is doing something about it.
Because of his strong leadership against government intimidation of the media, The Constitution Project, a bipartisan legal watchdog group, is honoring Gary Pruitt, the President and CEO of the Associated Press, as one of its 2014 Constitutional Champions.
It is time that the truth about U.S. government-sponsored torture sees the light, that our nation openly deals with the legal and moral consequences of our past policies, and that once and for all, we relegate torture to where it belongs -- shameful history never to be repeated.
In the wake of the Boston marathon bombing, Boston Police Commissioner Davis has called for more surveillance cameras, and press accounts report new calls for cameras from Richmond, Virginia to San Francisco.
The United States has a history of providing important moral leadership in many areas. But by shrouding our tortured past in secret, we endanger both our country's moral legacy and our national security.
A non-governmental, bipartisan task force recently completed a two-year investigation into the U.S. government's treatment of 9/11 detainees, concluding indisputably that the United States government engaged in illegal torture.
Next week, the Senate is expected to vote on extension of the FISA Amendments Act. Such broad surveillance powers should not be reauthorized without a thorough examination of the operation of this program.
The Declaration represents the largest collection of policy experts yet to lend their voices to a responsible plan to process the cases of suspected terrorist detainees held at the Guantanamo detention facility.
Panelists agreed that the government's response to H1N1 has been timely and proportionate, but voiced concerns about how governments may employ executive powers if more virulent strands of the flu merge.