Elizabeth Goitein, Co-Director of Liberty and National Security at the Brennan Center for Justice, reflects on issues surrounding the January 6th insurrection, domestic terrorism, and lessons learned by the Trump presidency with regard to increasing constitutional limits on Executive Power (Trump broke all the “norms” for his own self-interest), expected knee-jerk calls for increased surveillance […]
The FISA Act is expires in March, and The Brennan Center’s Director of Liberty & National Security, Elizabeth Goitein has been studying the use and abuse of this data collection act for many years. In her talks with Jan Miyasaki, she reveals the problem issues and which parts should not be renewed.
When is a Muslim ban not a ban on religion? When Trump says so. Maybe not. The Brennan Center For Justice’s Elizabeth Goitein disagrees, and says that the “new — improved” immigrant ban is a challenge to the religious freedom and due process foundations of the U.S. Constitution, and has no basis in the claim of national […]
With claims of “national security”, President Trump has banned people from entering the U.S. based on religious beliefs. Coined a “Blessed Ban” by Muslim extremists, this ban has become a rallying cry to rally anti-American sentiments worldwide. Jan Miyasaki spoke with Elizabeth Goitein, co-Director of the Brennan Center for Justice/Liberty/National Security program, about the decision and […]