TRIALS BY FIRE - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

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TRIALS BY FIRE - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

...there is always a temptation toinvoke security “necessities” to justifyan encroachment upon civil liberties.For that reason, the military-securityargument must be approached witha healthy skepticism: its very gravitycounsels that courts be cautious whenmilitary necessity is invoked by theGovernment to justify a trespass on FirstAmendment rights.Justice William Brennan, Brown v Glines, 1980110 Trials by Fire: Counterterrorism and the Law

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