The ABA, The War On Terrorism, and Civil Liberties

July 03, 2008
Since the September 11 attacks on the United States, the American Bar Association (ABA) has actively sought to shape public and legal policy toward the war on terrorism. In the past few years, the Association has adopted numerous policies in hopes of influencing the Bush Administration’s positions. In particular, the ABA has strongly urged the Administration to pay greater attention to protecting civil liberties in its policies...