Carter vs.the Constitution

March 1978
New Republic;3/4/78, Vol. 178 Issue 9, p9
Comments on decisions of U.S. President Jimmy Carter in the area of constitutional rights. Criticism against Carter's plan to reorganize the intelligence community which would permit covert infiltration of domestic organizations and electronic surveillance and physical searches of American citizens; Implications of the Carter Administration's filing of a lawsuit against former Central Intelligence Agency official, Frank Snepp; Carter's assertion of power to order intrusive surveillance without a warrant in the case of Ronald Humphrey, a U.S. Information Agency employee.


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