Books by Benjamin Wittes
NPR stories about Benjamin Wittes
Technologies like GPS and social media are posing new challenges to interpreting the Constitution's guarantees of privacy and free speech. Law professor and journalist Jeffrey Rosen says we're now in an era the Founding Fathers could never have imagined, in which private companies are determining the rules for what can be shared.
Co-host Ari Shapiro talks with Benjamin Wittes, author of Law and the Long War: The Future of Justice in the Age of Terror. Among the issues they discuss are the right to due process of enemy combatants — and what Wittes sees as a way forward, beyond Guantanamo.