Publications & Resources

Search TCP documents by typing a keyword (e.g., author, document title, etc.) into the search box and hitting the search button. Refine your results by selecting from the issues, material types, date range, and committee options listed. You can also browse recent publications and resources below.

Search by Keyword


Browse by Issue(s)

  Checks & Balances
  Constitutional Amendments
  Judicial Independence
  Separation of Powers
  War Powers

  Counter-Terrorism Policies & Practices
  Detention & Prosecution of Terrorist Suspects
  Material Support of Terrorist Organizations

  Criminal Discovery Reform
  Data Collection & Privacy
  Data Mining
  Fusion Centers

  Death Penalty
  DNA Collection
  Government Surveillance & Searches
  Border Searches of Electronic Devices
  Cybersecurity
  Domestic Spying & FISA
  Location Tracking & ECPA
  Patriot Act
  Video Surveillance
  Watch Lists

  Immigration Reform
  Policing Reform
  Militarization of Police
  Body-worn Cameras

  Right to Counsel
  Sentencing Reform
  Transparency & Accountability
  Classification & Secrecy
  Controlled Unclassified Information
  Open Government
 Privacy & Civil Liberties Oversight Board
  State Secrets Privilege

Browse by Material Type(s)
Browse by Date Range
Browse by Committee(s)
*Note: Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in Clearinghouse material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Constitution Project.

Search Results

Amicus Brief in National Institute of Military Justice v. Department of Defense (D.C. Circuit)
The National Institute of Military Justice filed a FOIA request seeking documents concerning development of the order establishing military commissions in November 2001. TCP's amicus brief argued that the court should compel the disclosure of these documents in order to increase government transparency surrounding a legal regime that affects fundamental life and liberty interests.
Amicus Brief in National Institute of Military Justice v. Department of Defense (D.C. Circuit)
The National Institute of Military Justice filed a FOIA request seeking documents concerning development of the order establishing military commissions in November 2001. TCP's amicus brief argued that the court should compel the disclosure of these documents in order to increase government transparency surrounding a legal regime that affects fundamental life and liberty interests.
Reforming the State Secrets Privilege
Report by Liberty and Security Committee examines history and application of state secrets privilege and urges reform to restore independent judicial review and limit privilege to its proper scope.
Report of the Liberty and Security Initiative on First Amendment Issues
Liberty and Security Committee report examines First Amendment issues raised by immediate response to 9/11 including refusal to disclose names of individuals arrested in investigations, weakening FOIA, and FBI surveillance of religious and political gatherings. Committee recommends reforms to safeguard First Amendment rights.
Donate Now

US Constitution

Upcoming Events