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Te authors would like to thank R. Kyle Alagood, Sadia Ahsanuddin, Madeline Friedman, Elizabeth Goitein,Eric Lane, Rachel Levinson-Waldman, Jim Lyons, Desiree Ramos Reiner, and Frederick A.O. Schwarz for theirinvaluable input and assistance. We appreciate the guidance and support of Michael Waldman and John Kowal.Te author also greatly beneted from conversations with Zachary Carter, Glenn Fine, Lawrence Pedowitz, Sung-Hee Suh, Stephen Schulhofer, and the Muslim American Civil Liberties Coalition. In addition, we are grateful forthe advice and comments of Jethro Eisenstein, Udi Ofer, Hina Shamsi, Shirin Sinnar, and Matthew Waxman.Te Brennan Center is grateful to the CS Fund/Warsh-Mott Legacy and the Security & Rights Collaborative, a Proteus Fund initiative, for supporting this report. We also thank Te Atlantic Philanthropies, Democracy AlliancePartners, Herb Block Foundation, and Open Society Foundations for their generous support of our Liberty &National Security Program.Tis report has been prepared by the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law, but does notpurport to present the school’s institutional views, if any.
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