"David Cole is one of the country’s greatest voices for civil liberties today." —Anthony Lewis
"If there is a flaw in Cole’s logic, it escapes me." —John W. Dean, Los Angeles Times Book Review
"Remarkable and fascinating." —The New York Review of Books
"A forceful antidote to the current round of xenophobic zeal. . . . Lucid and reasoned." —The Village Voice
About the Author
David Cole is the George Mitchell Professor of Law and Public Policy at Georgetown University Law Center. He is also a regular contributor to the New York Review of Books and the legal affairs correspondent for The Nation. He is the author of No Equal Justice: Race and Class in the American Criminal Justice System, the American Book Award–winning Enemy Aliens: Double Standards and Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism, and The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable and is a co-author (with James Dempsey) of Terrorism and the Constitution: Sacrificing Civil Liberties in the Name of National Security and (with Jules Lobel) of Less Safe, Less Free: Why America Is Losing the War on Terror, both published by The New Press. He lives in Washington, D.C.