The New York Times Sunday Review quotes UB law expert about federal terrorist watch list

Published December 3, 2013

Anya Bernstein, associate professor of law, is quoted in an article in The New York Times Sunday Review about the federal government’s main terrorist watch list, which has grown to at least 700,000 people, with little scrutiny over how the determinations are made or the impact on those marked with the terrorist label. “If you’ve done the paperwork correctly, then you can effectively enter someone on the watch list,” she said. “There’s no indication that agencies undertake any kind of regular retrospective review to assess how good they are at predicting the conduct they’re targeting.” She also was interviewed in The Salt Lake Tribune, Democracy Now and The Take Away.

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