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Patriot Act Uncovered: The War on Civil Liberties

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A look at civil liberties in the United States in the post-September 11th era. We’ll hear about the impact of expanded wiretap and surveillance powers of the USA Patriot Act, the new levels of security and surveillance at the Canada-U.S. border, and a U.S. citizen held in federal detention on a terrorism-related conspiracy charge.

Featuring:

Jamil Jaffer, Attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union; attorney Bruce EllisonTom Daschle, South Dakota Senator; Marjorie Cohn, Associate Professor of Law Thomas Jefferson School of Law; David Harris, author and professor at the University of Toledo College of Law; Larry Gossett, King County Councilmember; Sarwat Biquar of the South Asian Women‚s Community Center; Imad Hamad, Michigan Coordinator of the Arab-American Anti Discrimination Committee; Danny Yen, Manager of Communication for Canada Customs; Kevin Weeks, Director Field of Operations at the Michigan Customs and Border Patrol.

For more information:

American Civil Liberties Union –New York, NY

Tom Daschle –Sioux Falls, SD and Washington, DC    tom_daschle@daschle.senate.gov

Thomas Jefferson School of Law –San Diego, CA

Canada Customs –Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Arab American Anti Discrimination Committee –Dearborn, MI

South Asian Women’s Community Center –Montreal, Quebec

Author: Radio Project

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