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David Cole

David Cole is Professor of Law at Georgetown University and legal correspondent for The Nation. His Most recent book is Justice At War: The Men and Ideas That Shaped America’s War on Terror.


As politically tempting as the trade-off of immigrants’ liberties for our security may appear, we should resist it for reasons of principle, pragmatism, and self-interest.

David Cole

We need to find a way to address serious and legitimate security concerns without the overkill of a general system of preventive detention for suspected terrorists. 

David Cole