He is a graduate of Stanford University Law School and The Princeton School of Public Policy and International Affairs. He is the primary openly homosexual man and the first Hispanic director of the civil liberties establishment. He took the helm of the group simply seven days earlier than the September eleven, 2001 assaults. During the Obama administration, the ACLU continued its litigation on NSA surveillance and launched litigation and advocacy against the U.S. drone program. Often once we speak about civil liberties, the Bill of Rights, or the Constitution, they sound like summary rules or paper ensures.