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Civil Liberties Board Nominee Elisebeth Collins Cook Pushed for Broad DNA Sampling

Elisebeth Collins Cook is one of only two people nominated to sit on the nation’s empty Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, the body charged with protecting Americans’ civil liberties and tracking abuses from within the executive branch. The quorum required for the board to meet is three members, and the first two nominees (Cook […]

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Farce Continues: 797 Days and no Board

We are now 797 days into the presidency of Barack Obama, more than halfway through his term in office. It is therefore no mistake that President Obama has failed to follow federal law and fill the five empty chairs of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board should […]