Investigating Terrorism: The Role of the First Amendment

By: Amy E. Hooper

This iBrief discusses the constitutionality of a government policy enacted shortly after September 11, 2001 that denies public access to deportation hearings in cases allegedly bearing some connection to terrorism. This ibrief discusses two Circuit Courts of Appeals decisions on the issue and argues that this policy is unconstitutional.

Cite: 2004 Duke L. & Tech. Rev. 0002