But contra Alan Dershowitz, history shows how dangerous uncritical support for surveillance can be.
The former head of the NSA asserted that one can't know whether spying is legitimate or not unless one knows all the details about it.
A quick, painless, gruesome way to carry out capital punishment
Police in Maryland plan to post the names and photos of johns before they have been charged with a crime.
What the final clause of the Fourth Amendment means in interpreting the government's rights
American politics suffers when Congress abdicates its proper role.
Appearing on John Oliver's new show, Keith Alexander showed his slipperiness.
There are no persuasive arguments against a categorical ban on abusing prisoners.
Her remarks on Edward Snowden give Democrats a preview of the misinformation they can expect if they make her their standard-bearer.
The movement that William F. Buckley started has mostly made peace with the New Deal. Its members just haven't quite admitted it to themselves yet.
The publicity hound's remarks suggest that there is still a significant conservative pro-torture constituency, and that the taboo against torture has not yet recovered.
Colt's 1920s strategy for selling pistols: Exploit anxiety about highway robbery.
Protecting the Constitution often requires narrow alliances with unsavory people.
According to a lawsuit, four people who refused to act as informants have been denied the ability to travel abroad.
The Supreme Court justice's take makes sense only if "minorities" are treated as a single bloc.
Fifty-eight signatories argued that punishing same-sex-marriage opponents constitutes "a betrayal of the movement’s deepest and most humane values."
Is influential columnist Charles Krauthammer's new stance a sign of things to come on the right?
But a new court ruling could force him to reveal it.
A glowing account from the New York Times as kids of the mega-rich visit the White House
A sergeant in the L.A. County Sheriff's Department compared the experiment to Big Brother, even though he went ahead with it willingly. Is your city next?