NPR logo
Civil liberties lawyer David Cole
Only Available in Archive Formats.
Civil liberties lawyer David Cole

Civil liberties lawyer David Cole

Civil liberties lawyer David Cole
Only Available in Archive Formats.

A talk about the Pentagon's Total Information Awareness Program, and other post-Sept. 11 security measures. The Total Information Awareness Program would allow federal agencies to share information about American citizens and aliens through the mining of databases from driver's licenses, bank statements, telephone records and more. Lawyer David Cole thinks such measures violate the American tradition of civil liberties. He's a professor of law at Georgetown University, legal affairs correspondent for The Nation and the author of Terrorism and the Constitution: Sacrificing Civil Liberties in the Name of National Security.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.