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...PATRIOT Act Thesis ment The USA PATRIOT Act 2001 was enacted to strengthen national security and federal intelligence, in order to deter and punish terrorism. Introduction The United States enacted the USA Patriot Act, in order to prevent terrorist acts in the US and elsewhere in the world. This Act enhances law enforcement by providing a number of investigatory tools. It aims to punish the perpetrators of terrorism at home and the world. This Act fortifies measures to prevent, detect, and prosecute the perpetrators of international money laundering and financing to terrorist activities (USA PATRIOT Act). The Department of Justice designed and developed the drafts... for this new law. This...
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...Patriot Act. John Locke is one of the most important modern political philosophers. He was able to defend the claims that man, is by nature a free individual, and they are equal to one another. Thomas Hobbes is also an influential political philosopher, and his major philosophies touched on how to maintain a peaceful political and social order. The principles of Thomas Hobbes directly conflicts with the principles of John Locke (Gencer, 2010). This is because he explains that there is a need of submitting a leader who... is not accountable to the people. The Patriot act on the other hand is a law enacted in 2001, aimed at fighting and preventing terrorism within the...
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...Patriot Act 2001 No: Roll No: USA Patriot Act 2001 The tragic incident of 11th September, 2001 in the history of United States of America is recorded as an unforgettable event which claimed around 2800 lives of the Americans. Soon after this gory incident, the former president, Mr. George W. Bush announced “War on Terror.” Resultantly the USA Patriot Act of 2001 came into being. The citizens of America rightly demanded their democratic government to take immediate remedial measures for their safety and security. Hence, to weed out terrorism / breeding grounds of terrorism wherever it is found around the world so that such ugly situation may not engulf the United of States of America or other...
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PATRIOT ACT
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...PATRIOT ACT PATRIOT ACT Patriot Act was signed in October 26, 2001. This Act was a response to terrorist attacks of September 11, and was aimed to encourage American citizens oppose terrorism and inspire their patriotic feelings. Thus, critics admit both advantages and disadvantages of this Act seeing it as unconstitutional and unlawful. By describing themselves as genuine Americans and by framing their claims on behalf of the nation or the people, President Bush attained a nationwide consensus and succeeded in portraying their opponents as an anti-national faction. The main advantages of the act are that it preserves liberties that the Constitution guarantees Americans, it guarantees... Running Head...
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...PATRIOT Act The PATRIOT Act became federal law in October of 2001. It was quickly accepted by Congress just a month and a half following the September 11 attacks. Pressure to pass anti-terrorism legislation prevailed over the need to understand what the 342 page Act entailed. Most Congressmen admit to not have reading the Act before voting to pass it. The PATRIOT Act, as many citizens and legal experts alike have argued, violates the fundamental rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution’s first ten amendments, the Bill of Rights (Savage, 2006). This includes the freedom of speech and assembly (First Amendment); the freedom from unreasonable search and seizure (Fourth Amendment... ); the...
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The Patriot
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...PATRIOT Overview of Plot In the wake of the American Revolution in 1776, Benjamin Martin is called upon to join the Continental Army who raise way against the British but he vehemently refuses. His call up was upon the fact that he was a veteran with the French and Indian War. Despite the experience he has, Benjamin turns down the call. The eldest of Benjamin’s seven children, whom he was widower to, joins the Continental Army against his father’s wish. This would however not take away the fatherly love of Benjamin for his son, Gabriel because upon the murder of his son, Thomas, when he was trying to free the severely injured Gabriel by a British soldier, Benjamin becomes resolved to join... ?THE PATRIOT ...
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...Patriot The film comprehensively portrays the sacrifices made by some of the legendary figures during the American revolutionary war in South Carolina. At the beginning, Benjamin Martin, a former military officer, chose to live peacefully at his farm. However, the brutal murder of his son by a cruel British officer forced him to take up arms against the British Army. The Continental army puts him in charge of the Colonial Militia. Despite of being few, untrained and unorganized, they managed to achieve several victories including a major success in the Battle of Cowpens leading to the ultimate freedom of America. It is critical to assess how a small number of American rebels used various... ?The Patriot...
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...Patriot Act Introduction With many acts of terrorism reported, there has been a need to improve the security of the Americans. The patriotic act is one of the US laws put in place to combat terrorism. This law was put in place in the wake of the September 11, 2000 terrorism. The act was meant to improve the domestic security and strengthen and broaden the powers of the law enforcement agencies (Greenwald, 2006). However, the passing of the law has been received with a lot of controversial especially in regard to the issue of its authorization of surveillance and search and seizure. While supporters of the law claims that the law is meant to aid the...
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...Patriot Act Introduction The Patriot act refers to a United s law that came into being following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. On 26 October 2001, President George W. Bush signed the act into law. The main goals and objectives of the act include broadening the powers of law enforcement agencies and strengthening the domestic security. The act mainly aims at stopping terrorist attacks that may happen in the United States. On 26 May 2011, President Barrack Obama renewed the act by giving it a four year extension. This will see the application of the act until June 1, 2015 (Solove 155). Provisions of the Patriot Act Title I of...
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The US Patriot Act
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...Patriot Act The US PATRIOT Act, enacted in reaction to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, has been opposed by both liberal and conservative groups because they perceive it to violate the civil liberties of American citizens. However, there has been no credible evidence presented that this Act violates any constitutionally guaranteed rights. The Act prohibits discriminatory practices such as racial profiling, illegal wire taps and all other unlawful actions which are generally deemed improper. The PATRIOT Act was enacted to protect US citizens by augmenting the tools by which law enforcement agencies fight crime and improves communication capabilities between these government... The US...
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Terrorism and patriot act
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...Patriot Act of the of the Terrorism and the Patriot Act Q. Can terrorism be adequately dealt with through the legislative process, such as with the Patriot Act? Why or why not? Would you be willing to give up some of your rights to allow law enforcement more latitude in dealing with terrorism? Why or why not? Support your position. The specter of foreign terrorism raised its ugly head on September11, 2001 when Al Qaeda operatives hijacked and crashed two commercial flights at short intervals into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York, while a third crashed into the Pentagon and a fourth was forced to land in a field in Pennsylvania. Over 3000 people lost their lives... Terrorism and the...
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PATRIOT ACT Essay
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...Patriot Act. The reference page appends three sources in MLA format. Outline I. Thesis II. Introduction III. Commenting on Section 202 A. IV. Commenting on Section 203 A. B. C. V. Commenting on Section 207 A. VI. Commenting on Section 215 A. B. C. VII. Conclusion What's Public What's Private I. Thesis The Patriot Act, in itself is neither all good nor all bad. It has both much-needed strengths to combat... The world has come to terms with the looming threat of terrorism particularly after the deadly and unforgettable historical incident of 9/11. Various security acts since then have been proposed and some have also been implemented. This analytical research paper throws light upon the...
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The Patriot Act
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...Patriot Act Introduction A closeexamination of the Patriot Act, which this paper achieves more so than members of Congress prior to voting, confirms that those that champion civil liberties as such are justifiably alarmed. It was quickly accepted by Congress just a month and a half following the September 11 attacks. Pressure to pass anti-terrorism legislation prevailed over the need to understand what the 342 page Act entailed and the Act became federal law in October of 2001. Provisions of the Act violate the Constitution and tear down the freedoms for which true patriots have fought and died. This discussion will review provide... ?It sounds like you want foot s (reg. #'s) please clarify. The U.S....
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USA Patriot Act
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...Patriot Act: Violation of Civil Liberties Under the Bush administration, the U.S. Patriotic Act was passed granting the government permission to investigate, survey, scrutinize, and share information in regards to national security without restriction. This gives the government power to monitor Internet usage and to make adequate communication between relevant agencies, for example. It also extends to what people read in libraries and book stores, what people look at or even purchase (Colorado.edu par 2-4). The US Patriot Act gives the government more power in four key areas (American Civil Liberation Union par 3). Section 215 gives the government power to look and search records... in or...
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USA Patriot Act
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...PATRIOT ACT USA PATRIOT ACT The USA Patriot Act formulated by Congress was a result of the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001. The act ensures greater freedom and flexibility in implementing the authorization of the Federal officials in the tracking and intercepting communications. This was ensured both, for the enforcement of law, and for the purpose of gathering foreign intelligence. It assisted the secretary of the treasury with regulatory powers to encounter the corruption of United States financial institutions efficiently. The act assists in enforcing new criminal laws, new forms of penalties and efficiencies in procedures for using against both domestic and foreign... ? Running head: USA...
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The Patriot Act
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...PATRIOT ACT (History and Political Science) of Introduction This paper is about the USA Patriot Act which is a bill passed by the United States of America Congress and was signed into law on October 26, 2001 by former President George W. Bush that became effective on February 01, 2002. This was a law made hurriedly because of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on American soil, and the reaction of the American public. In the aftermath of the said terrorist attacks, Americans no longer felt safe as the attacks showed the vulnerability of the United States despite its huge budgetary allocations for national security. It exposed weaknesses in the...
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USA Patriot Act 2001
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...Patriot Act 2001 The USA Patriot Act is an acronym to "Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001" (Gross and Aolin 177). The USA Patriot Act 2001 was a result of terrorist attacks which hit America on September 11, 2001. This Act was signed by President George W. Bush on October 26, 2001. The rationale of making this Act was to prevent and punish terrorist activities around the world. It has provisions to increase the ability of law enforcement agencies to use investigatory tools to search emails and telephone communications and reduces the restrictions on foreign intelligence... Sana Osman English 20 November 2008 USA...
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PATRIOT ACT College Essay
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...Patriot Act" The USA PATRIOT Act (Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001) entered the new millenium of America as an outcome to the catastrophic, cunning and devastated terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The Act was enacted with virtually unprecedented speed, with only six weeks elapsing between the Bush Administration's initial proposal of anti-terrorism legislation and the enactment of the bill in its final form. Under the pretense of enhancing national security, the USA PATRIOT Act concentrates on the increased new powers in the executive branch... in terrorist activity" to include any use of a weapon,...
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...Patriot Act was passed in haste almost immediately after the September 11 attacks and it is alleged that proper debate and deliberations were not conducted leading to draconian laws taking the US back by several centuries so far as civil liberties are concerned. Famous movie maker Moore has made a documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 capturing comments and alleged farce in the passage of this act. The main advantages of this act, ie, the positive consequence of this ac are: It gives level playing field to the investigating authorities with those of the law breakers / terrorists. Thus the sweeping powers granted to the investigating authorities in fight against terrorism are given them more teeth... The USA...
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USA Patriot Act 2001
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...Patriot Act 2001 The terrorist attacks on American soil on September 2001 left the United s in a uniquely prone position. The last time that the nation experienced such a heartless scale of attacks was after the bombing of Pearl Harbor during World War II. Widespread fear and panic amongst the citizens of America due to the fear of a 3rd terrorist attack led congress to pass a law that they felt would give the government more security and control over the situation. October 23, 2001, Republican Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner brought H.R. 3162 to the floor. The bill was passed on October 24, 2001 with the overwhelming support of both the Democrat and Republican parties. The...
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The Patriot Act
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...Patriot Act. The reference page appends three sources in MLA format. Outline I. Thesis II. Introduction III. Commenting on Section 202 A. IV. Commenting on Section 203 A. B. C. V. Commenting on Section 207 A. VI. Commenting on Section 215 A. B. C. VII. Conclusion What’s Public? What’s Private? I. Thesis The Patriot Act, in itself is neither all good nor all bad. It has both much-needed strengths... The world has come to terms with the looming threat of terrorism particularly after the deadly and unforgettable historical incident of 9/11. Various security acts since then have been proposed and some have also been implemented. This analytical research paper throws light upon the...
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The Patriot Act
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...PATRIOT Act A close examination of the Patriot Act, which this paper achieves more so than membersof Congress prior to voting, confirms that those that champion civil liberties as such are justifiably alarmed. It was quickly accepted by Congress just a month and a half following the September 11 attacks. Pressure to pass anti-terrorism legislation prevailed over the need to understand what the 342 page Act entailed and the Act became federal law in October of 2001. Provisions of the Act violate the Constitution and tear down the freedoms for which true patriots have fought and died. According to President Bush, “The Patriot Act defends our liberty. The Patriot Act makes it able for those...
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Patriot Act Research Paper
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...Patriot Act Introduction The Patriot Act refers to the United s act of congress that has been signed by President George W. Bush on the 26th of October, 2001. The Act’s title, USA PATRIOT Act, is a short form of “Uniting and Strengthening of America through the Provision of Appropriate Tools Required for Interception and Obstruction of Terrorism” (Polseno, 2005). The act was formed as a counter reaction to frequent terrorist attacks on America, the most significant of which has taken place on the 11th of September. The act’s purpose is to provide US law enforcement agencies with special powers to assist in preventing future terrorist attacks (Etzioni, 2004). According to this act, US law... ...
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The Patriot Act
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...Patriot Act Introduction A close examination of the Patriot Act, which this paper achieves more so than members of Congress prior to voting, confirms that those that champion civil liberties as such are justifiably alarmed. It was quickly accepted by Congress just a month and a half following the September 11 attacks. Pressure to pass anti-terrorism legislation prevailed over the need to understand what the 342 page Act entailed and the Act became federal law in October of 2001. Provisions of the Act violate the Constitution and tear down the freedoms for which true patriots have fought and died. This discussion will review provide... It sounds like you want foot s (reg. #s) please clarify. The U.S....
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The Patriot Movie
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...Patriot What historical event, theme, or person is the film focusing on or depicting Harvey (2002) depicts "The Patriot" as epic scenery of the American Revolutionary War. The movie is set in South Carolina in 1776. The leading part is played by Mel Gibson whose character is Benjamin Martin. He is a reluctant veteran warrior from French and Indian War who feels remorse for the violent massacres that were taking place at that time. Haunted by his past the main character is a patriot and does not want to take part in a war against Britain. However, life challenges him when his sons enroll to participate in the war and one of them is killed in front of his eyes. Benjamin... Historical film analysis The...
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Patriot Act Research Paper
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...Patriot act The Patriot act was enacted in 2001 after the September 11 act of the USA by terrorists. The act is legally acceptable and ethically justified to protect the American people from acts of terror. It allows the justice department the authority for surveillance of the American citizens in other areas that falls within its control. The aim of the act is to detect the criminals who are within the US borders, get hold of them and put them through a legal trial before they engage in committing such criminal activities that would endanger the lives of the American people (Mac Donald, 10). Though there is some opposition to this act, with the opponents...
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...PATRIOT ACT (History and Political Science) of Introduction This paper is about the USA Patriot Act which is a bill passed by the United States of America Congress and was signed into law on October 26, 2001 by former President George W. Bush that became effective on February 01, 2002. This was a law made hurriedly because of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on American soil, and the reaction of the American public. In the aftermath of the said terrorist attacks, Americans no longer felt safe as the attacks showed the vulnerability of the United States despite its huge budgetary allocations for national security. It exposed weaknesses in the intelligence community which failed in its...
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The Patriot Act and Outsourcing
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...Patriot Act and Outsourcing. I.E Both are being abused by the government and country. Have a strong thesis and back it up with facts. Is the Patriot Act Shockingly Unpatriotic? As the World Trade Center fell, citizens of America were scared and horrified. Twenty-five days later, still reeling with shock, Americans and people around the world received another blow: the U.S. Patriot Act was established. The Patriot Act remains the most controversial legislation passed by the government. However, this act has negatively affected the citizens of this country. There is no doubt that the U.S. Patriot Act and outsourcing intrudes upon the privacy of Americans... Essay on your thoughts and opinion on The...
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The Patriot - Movie Review
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...Patriot-Movie Review This paper intends to review the film, The Patriot, released in 2000 and the director is RolandEmmerich. The movie stars Mel Gibson (Benjamin Martin), Heath Ledger (Gabriel Martin), Joely Richardson (Charlotte Selton), and Chris Cooper (Col. Harry Burwell). The setting is the sixteenth century when America is still a colony of England. Benjamin Martin is a farmer who is committed to his family of seven children especially after the demise of his first wife. During the time, some states in America had gone into war with England in order to be independent. Having served in a war, Benjamin fully understands the implication of the war in terms of casualties and destruction... The...
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Summary about the Patriot Act
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...PATRIOT ACT On September 20, 2001, George W. Bush demonstrated his ability as a strong leader when he addressed a joint session of Congress and the American people. In his address, the President declared a war on terror (Bush, 2001, September 20), and laid the groundwork for significant changes aimed at helping America to better fight and prevent future acts of terrorism. Among the promises made by the President were the establishment of the office of Homeland Security, a new Cabinet-level position, and the creation of legislation that would help to fight terrorists and prevent terrorist acts. The commitment to expanding the Nation.s legal resources was further expanded...
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...PATRIOT ACT On September 20, 2001, George W. Bush demonstrated his ability as a strong leader when he addressed a joint session of Congress and the American people. In his address, the President declared a war on terror (Bush, 2001, September 20), and laid the groundwork for significant changes aimed at helping America to better fight and prevent future acts of terrorism. Among the promises made by the President were the establishment of the office of Homeland Security, a new Cabinet-level position, and the creation of legislation that would help to fight terrorists and prevent terrorist acts. The commitment to expanding the Nation.s legal resources was further expanded...
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US PATRIOT ACT POSITION PAPER
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...Patriot Act The USA Patriot Act: Pros and Cons Institution: Abstract The USA Patriot Act was passed in 2001, is response to the Al Qaeda attack on the World Trade Center. It aims to streamline communication between the various intelligence agencies and strengthen the arm of law enforcement in the areas of surveillance, finance and immigration. Some of the provisions of the Act, particularly Sections 213, 215 and 802, have been subjected to uncalled for criticism under the guise of their supposed infringement of civil liberties. In fact, the Act constitutes an essential bulwark in the fight against the menace of terrorism, and is subject to the necessary checks... Running head: Patriot...
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Alia Malek, Patriot Acts. Book
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...Patriot Acts Stories in this book consist of Adama Bah’s, a secondary school arrested on midnightand indicted of planning to a suicide-bomb people at a local event, as well as forced into juvenile detention (Malek 13). Mothers such as Shaheena Parveen and Talat Hamdani tell of losing their sons whereas, others like Rima Qamri explain their sudden and unexpected duty of becoming a single mother and raising children in potentially hostile societies (Malek 13). The American society is filled with bullies of all kinds; from the government to the law enforcement to the normal citizen (Bacon 34 and Malek 67). Where of how law enforcement officers bully normal citizens, as well as how normal... Alia Malek,...
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The United States Patriot Act
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...Patriot Act The US PATRIOT Act was enacted in reaction to the terrorist attacks on September 11,2001. Since its enactment, it has been opposed by both liberal and conservative groups. Each group brings forth arguments claiming the PATRIOT Act violates the civil liberties of American citizens. Despite this unusual collaboration of traditionally opposing viewpoints, there has been no credible evidence presented that this Act violates any constitutionally guaranteed rights. As a matter of fact, the Act prohibits discriminatory practices such as racial profiling, illegal wire taps and all other unlawful actions which are generally deemed improper. The PATRIOT Act was enacted to protect US... The US...
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American Politics - USA Patriot Act
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...Patriot Act Introduction - The USA Patriot Act Unfortunately for American citizens, during much of the Bush Administration, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Pat Roberts (R.Kan.), and the House Intelligence Committee, Porter Gross (R.-Fla.) were self-declared "advocates" for the CIA, and used their political power to avoid misinterpretation and exploration of intelligence collapses. These committees sterile an immediate investigation of the bungling that led to the 9/11 attacks and demonstrated little interest in getting a clutch on the grave mistreatment of intelligence that headed the war against Iraq. Not like the commissions that investigated... [Supervisors American Politics - USA...
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American Politics - USA Patriot Act
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...Patriot Act Introduction - The USA Patriot Act Unfortunately for American citizens, during much of the Bush Administration, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Pat Roberts (R.Kan.), and the House Intelligence Committee, Porter Gross (R.-Fla.) were self-declared "advocates" for the CIA, and used their political power to avoid misinterpretation and exploration of intelligence collapses. These committees sterile an immediate investigation of the bungling that led to the 9/11 attacks and demonstrated little interest in getting a clutch on the grave mistreatment of intelligence that headed the war against Iraq. Not like the commissions that investigated... [Supervisors American Politics - USA...
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The United States Patriot Act
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...Patriot Act The main purpose On October 26 2001, the then president of the United s of AmericaGeorge Washington Bush signed the USA Patriot bill into law. The ACT was developed in response to the September 11th New York attack by suspected Al-Qaida terrorist network, which killed hundreds of American men and women and destroyed the core of New York’s central business district. Therefore, the major purpose for the enactment of the act was to deter, to detect and to have reasonable ground to prosecute those people, who commit acts of terrorism on the American soil and around the world. The law was developed to equip United States security organs with enough teeth to carry out... from the west...
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The Patriot Act: Case Study
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...Patriot Act: Case Study The Patriot Act which took birth as a result of September 11 has armed the government and law enforcement agencies with a lot of power to do almost anything to thwart terrorism. However, the fact is that this power has taken away the privacy and liberty-a very necessary part of American life-from the lives of people. One of the perfect examples of this situation is the case of Ashton Lundeby, a sixteen year old who was arrested for allegedly sending bomb threat; and according to reports, he was arrested from his home on the night of 15 February and is denied the right to get due process (Lamb, 2009). Admittedly, there are various...
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Renewal of the USA Patriot Act
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...Patriot Act In the aftermath of the tragic September 11 attacks on World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the USA Patriot Act (an acronym for Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act, Public Law 107-56) was signed into law by President George W. Bush. Passed by wide majorities in both the House and the Senate, it added to the government's counterterrorism powers. Deemed vital to America's safety and freedom, the act was renewed on March 9, 2006 after months of pitched debates and controversies. POSITIVE OUTCOMES The USA Patriot Act provided law enforcement and intelligence agencies with basic tools needed... Renewal of the USA...
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The Patriot Act and Terrorism
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...Patriot Act and Terrorism Unit Question1 The Patriot Act was passed on 26th October 2001, in response to 11th September 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States. The Act aims to offer enforcement law officials with the tools they need to prevent other terrorist attacks. Additionally, the Act has other provisions to block terrorism that was not in place previously. However, Smith & Hung (2010) argues that the Act has gone too far in terms of endangering the rights of citizens of America and the Federal government in addition to immigrants. The Act can also have an impact on the local and state law enforcement whereby it can order a search warrant after the judicial review. According... to...
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Enhancing Domestic Security: USA Patriot Act
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...Patriot Act Instruction Following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the U.S., the federal government reconstituted their legislative policies to unite and strengthen America through the provision of appropriate tools which are deemed important in intercepting and obstructing terrorism (USA PATRIOT Act 2001). Provide Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (PATRIOT) Act of 2001 was drafted by the Justice Department. The congress response to the incident is constituted in the Public Law 107-56. Having resolved their differences, the house committee through the senate, congress sitting and the executive assembly finally enacted... legislations tailored towards...
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Canada Privacy Act and USA Patriot Act
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...Patriot Act Canada Privacy Act and USA Patriot Act Canada’s Privacy Act applies to companies in the private sector that operate in the following provinces of Canada: i. Manitoba ii. New Brunswick iii. Newfoundland and Labrador iv. Northwest Territories v. Nova Scotia vi. Nunavut vii. Ontario viii. Prince Edward Island ix. Saskatchewan x. Yukon However, the Canada Privacy Act does not apply to these organizations’ management of employee data. This legislation also applies to companies in Canada’s private sector that carry out operations within Canada when the personal data they gather, utilize, or release goes beyond provincial or national boundaries. However, similar... Canada Privacy Act and USA...
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The USA Patriot Act as a Threat
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...Patriot Act The United s of America Patriot Act was born right after the September 11, 2001 attacks of the terrorist that made a great impact on the government of the United States of America and the whole world. The US Congress made the Patriot Act of USA and passed it without having an opposition on it. The USA Patriot Act serves as an anti-terrorism act. The Patriot Act was making possible for the America to be united and to strengthen the nation by providing the necessary tools that are needed to interrupt and block the terrorist act. The interruption and obstruction of these possible terrorists' acts are made through the expansion of the law enforcer's surveillance... United s of America...
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The patriot act: Security vs. Civil Liberties
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...Patriot Act: security vs. civil liberties Introduction The USA Patriot Act was a sweeping piece of legislation that was enacted into law by Congress shortly after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. This new law provided for increased powers of surveillance for law enforcement agencies in this country. I will examine different aspects of the Patriot Act, and weigh the value of increased security vs. civil liberties. History The Patriot Act was passed into law on October 26, 2001. Many of the electronic surveillance measures that were codified had been proposed prior to 9/11, and were the subject of debate (EPIC, 2011, p.6). After the tragedy of 9/11... , a...
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The Patriot Act, Tittle II, Section 203
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...Patriot Act, Tittle II, Section 203 This paper looks into the Patriot Act in details. Over a decade ago, after the 9/11 attacks, Congress passed the U.S.A. Patriot Act with an aim of improving the effectiveness of the US investigatory tools. The passage of the Act by the congress was almost unanimous in order to arm the intelligence service with effective tools to detect and combat terrorism. Title II of the initial Patriot Act (“enhanced surveillance procedures”) has the essential amendments made on a number of laws in order to boost the effectiveness of investigative procedures. These improvements on the Title II of the Patriot Act turned out to be key elements of national security... ...
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Criminal justice computer crime and patriot act
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...patriot act Criminal justice computer crime and Patriot Act What are the implications of having so much variation in state statutes on computer-crime law? Give specific examples. In addition to discussing the variation state to state; (and remember federal laws differ from states) consider identifying a crime in its traditional sense compared to that crime as a computer crime. How has technology advanced these "crimes"? An evaluation on cybercrime legislation embraced by the different states of the United States of America is an informative exercise for various reasons. The states, which constitute the United States of America, have assumed fundamental cybercrime... ? Criminal justice computer crime and...
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Are Parts of the U.S.A. Patriot Act Unconstitutional
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...Patriot Act unconstitutional? PRO: Yes, U.S. A Patriot Act is unconstitutional because The Patriot Act and related executive orders, regulations, and actions threaten fundamental rights and liberties. 2. It allows indefinite imprisonment of anybody (citizens and noncitizens) based on mere suspicion without access to counsel or meaningful recourse to the Federal courts. 3. It expands the authority of Federal agents to conduct searches without search warrants. 4. It permits FBI to monitor even religious services, internet chat rooms, political demonstrations, and other public meetings 5. It provides sweeping power to government agencies to monitor the personal habits... of not only those who...
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How the USA Patriot Act Effect Law Enforcement
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...Patriot Act Effect Law Enforcement Introduction Law enforcement is the corner stone for the economic, political, and social stability of any country. In the wake of increased terrorism attacks, United States has implemented the USA Patriot Act which will be the concern of this paper and the effect it has on law enforcement. However, prior to reviewing the effect that the United States of America Patriot Act has on the law enforcement, it is of paramount importance to understand what the Patriot Act entail. The Patriot Act was signed into law by on October 26th, 2001 by President Bush and was aimed at Strengthening and Uniting America by obscuring and intercepting terrorism, through... How the USA...
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The Patriot (analysis of the film)
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...Patriot 17.3 The Patriot The American Freedom struggle has been the subject of many Hollywood movies. Roland Emmerich's 'The Patriot', released in 2000 was an epic film which created a stir worldwide. The film was released as a novel by Stephen Molstad in the same year. Mel Gibson won various acclaims for portraying the role of Benjamin Martin realistically. The plot of the film revolves around an ex war veteran who had fought for the French Government. A successful farmer and a father with seven children Benjamin Martin is shown as a man with principles, who has lost his belief in war. He is a neutral who does not support either the colonists or the crown. He simply says... ?Analysis of the Film The...
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USA Patriot Act: Tool Against Terrorism or Loss of Liberty
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...PATRIOT Act: Tool Against Terrorism or Loss of Liberty? Immediately following the September 11, 2001 (9-11) terrorist attacks the nation’s focus turned to preventing a similar instance from occurring. The federal government initiated a host of measures to that end, one being the quickly enacted USA PATRIOT Act (an acronym which stands for Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism) in October of that year. Among other aspects of the law, the PATRIOT Act gives law enforcement more authority to collect personal information when dealing with national security issues. It also enhanced the legal definition of the word terrorism... ? USA...
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