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Quote from Justice William J. Brennan,

"The concept of military necessity is seductively broad, and
has a dangerous plasticity. Because they invariably have the
visage of overriding importance, there is always a temptation
to invoke security "necessities" to justify an encroachment
upon civil liberties. For that reason, the military-security
argument must be approached with a healthy skepticism."


Justice William J. Brennan (more quotes by Justice William J. Brennan or books by/about Justice William J. Brennan)

(1906-1997) U. S. Supreme Court Justice


Brown v. Glines, 444 US 348 (1980)


Civil Rights, History, Individual Rights, Justice, Military, Security, Terrorism, Usurpation, Skepticism


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