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Susan Herman


Susan N. Herman is President of the American Civil Liberties Union and Centennial Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, specializing in constitutional and national security law. She writes extensively on constitutional and criminal procedure topics for scholarly and other publications. Oxford University Press reissued her book, Taking Liberties: The War on Terror and the Erosion of American Democracy, in paperback in 2014. She also participated in Supreme Court litigation, writing and collaborating on amicus curiae briefs for the ACLU on a range of issues, most recently in Riley v. California, 134 S. Ct. 2473 (2014).