Monday, December 2, 2013
The Constitution Project is a non-profit think tank in the United States that builds bipartisan consensus on significant constitutional and legal questions. Its founder and president is Virginia Sloan. The Constitution Project’s work is divided between two programs: the Rule of Law Program and the Criminal Justice Program. Each program houses bipartisan committees focused on specific constitutional issues.
Liberty and Security Committee
The Liberty and Security Committee of the Rule of Law Program is co-chaired by David D. Cole, professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center, and David Keene, former chairman of the American Conservative Union. The Committee is convened to address the “variety of important questions about how to enhance our security while simultaneously protecting our civil liberties.” Members of the Committee have also authored columns for major newspapers on watch lists, the state secrets privilege, habeas corpus, and public video surveillance.
Marvin H. Edwards was a director at the Constitution Project, and is a VP for the Aspen Institute (think tank).
Note: William S. Sessions is a director at the Constitution Project, and a trustee at the Committee for Economic Development.
Foundation to Promote Open Society was a funder for the Aspen Institute (think tank), the Committee for Economic Development, and the Center for American Progress.
George Soros is the chairman for the Foundation to Promote Open Society, the founder & chairman for the Open Society Foundations, and was a supporter for the Center for American Progress.
Open Society Foundations was a funder for the Center for American Progress, and the American Constitution Society.
Morton H. Halperin is a senior adviser for the Open Society Foundations, was a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, and a director at the Constitution Project.
Peter B. Edelman is a director at the American Constitution Society, and a professor at the Georgetown University Law Center.
Rosa Brooks is a professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, and was a special counsel to the president at the Open Society Foundations.
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