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    Laura Donohue Opposes Counterterrorist Sunset Provisions

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    Laura Donohue Opposes Counterterrorist Sunset Provisions
    Commonwealth Club - The Commonwealth Club of California
    On the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorists attacks, the stakes remain high for national security.Donohue re-calculates the cost of counterterrorist law to the United States and United Kingdom.She warns that the proliferation of biological and nuclear materials, together with extremists willing to sacrifice themselves, may drive each country to take increasingly drastic measures.And the dominant "Security or Freedom" framework for evaluating counterterrorist law fails to capture an important characteristic: increased executive power that shifts the balance between branches of government - The Commonwealth Club of California