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Susan Herman

President of the American Civil Liberties Union
 Susan Herman

Susan N. Herman became president of the American Civil Liberties Union in 2008 after serving on its national board for 20 years. A constitutional scholar and chaired professor at Brooklyn Law School, she is the co-editor (with Paul Finkelman) of Terrorism, Government, and Law and the author of The Right to a Speedy and Public Trial.

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Taking Liberties: The War on Terror and the Erosion of Democracy

Susan Herman

Herman, the national president of the American Civil Liberties Union, takes a hard look at the human and social costs of the War on Terror and how civil liberties have rapidly eroded in post-9/11 America. Read More ››



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