Scott Horton Interviews Chris Calabrese
ACLU lawyer Chris Calabrese discusses the government-defined 100 mile wide “Constitution-free zone” border area that extends inland from the U.S. external boundary and covers nearly 2/3 of the U.S. Population, how the traditional exception of Fourth Amendment protections for border searches now applies to nearly all major U.S. metropolitan cities, why the current system ought to feel like home to anyone who lived in Communist East Germany and how advances in technology and a large DHS budget enable an increasingly expansive surveillance culture.
MP3 here. (34:32)
Chris Calabrese, program counsel for the ACLU’s Technology and Liberty Project.