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Law’s Jonathan Adler weighs in on McCarran Internal Security Act of 1950

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USA TodayJonathan Adler, the Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law, weighed in on the McCarran Internal Security Act of 1950, which authorized the president to arrest or detain persons he believes might engage in espionage or sabotage. However, detentions under the McCarran Act are subject to administrative and judicial review, he said.