Sunday, February 05, 2006

One William & Mary law professor's view on the national security surveillance

Professor Alan Meese of William & Mary Law School offers this commentary on the national security surveillance dispute. He says in part:

"Gore, Leahy and Bush's other critics are dead wrong. The NSA surveillance is a valid exercise of the president's authority to gather intelligence necessary to prevent attacks within the United States, attacks Congress has authorized the president to pre-empt and deter. FISA and similar constraints on the president would offend the Constitution, contravene the rule of law and make us less secure."

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