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The Patriot Act

opposing viewpoints
  • 218 Pages
  • 4.16 MB
  • English

Greenhaven Press , Detroit
United States, Civil rights -- United States, Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention, National security -- Law and legislation -- United S
StatementLouise I. Gerdes, book editor.
SeriesOpposing viewpoints series, Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
ContributionsGerdes, Louise I., 1953-
LC ClassificationsKF9430 .P38 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15574137M
ISBN 100737730978, 0737730986
ISBN 139780737730975
LC Control Number2004060591

The book focuses on the aspects that have made the Patriot Act (PA) a topic of great concern, especially since the Patriot Act has lost much of its 'power' due to judicial intervention.

The life or death of the Act depends upon the behavior of terrorists.5/5(1). The USA Patriot Act is an interesting document that was enacted on Octo Within this book is the complete, unedited USA Patriot Act document.

Is this legislature a blatant infringement on our rights as American citizens. Or was this necessary to ensure our nation's security?You decide.5/5(2). The USA Patriot Act: A Reference Handbook is an in-depth examination of the difficult wartime task of balancing civil liberties against national security.

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Lachlan Fox heard his name over the PA system at JFK. At the airline se /5. passage following the Septem attacks, the Patriot Act has played a key part - and often the leading role - in a number of successful operations to protect innocent Americans from the deadly plans of terrorists dedicated to destroying America and our.

The Patriot Act: Alleged Abuses of the Law The Justice Department says there have been no reported abuses of the The Patriot Act book Act. But critics say that because the act.

The title of the Act is a contrived three letter initialism (USA) preceding a seven letter acronym (PATRIOT), which in combination stand for Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of The acronym was created by year-old Congressional staffer Chris d by: the th United States Congress.

Since the bill was signed on Octothe Patriot Act has become the subject of intense controversy.

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The authors in this anthology present differing views on whether the Patriot Act protects national security, violates civil liberties, and whether it should or should not be expanded.

() Read more Read less5/5(4). USA PATRIOT Act, also called PATRIOT Act, in full Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act ofU.S. legislation, passed by Congress in response to the Septemterrorist attacks and.

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H.R. pen register permits person President Bush. The USA PATRIOT Act is a comprehensive piece of legislation that increases the power of the government and intelligence agencies to monitor and punish terrorists and suspected terrorist activity. The full name of the legislation is the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act ofhence the acronym USA PATRIOT Act.

The Patriot Act. The authors of the five books in the Landmark Legislation series take the reader behind the scenes to show the drama that led to each bill being passed and the effect each piece of legislation has had in the development of our country.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 96 pages: illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm. Contents: Background to controversy: The Patriot Act and American Society --Section one: Opposing viewpoints on The Patriot Act --Viewpoint one: The Patriot Act fights terrorism / Paul Rosenzweig --Viewpoint two: The Patriot Act does not fight terrorism / Bob Barr --Viewpoint.

The patriot act was just another example of government overkill. Librarians and others stood up to the CIA. This is a must read to understand the pattern of suspension of free speech and habeaus corpus when the US government perceives a threat/5.

In this short book, Etzioni, the well-known and respected public intellectual and communitarian thinker, charts a middle course, or third way 'between those who are committed to shore up our liberties but blind to the needs of public security, as well as those who never met a right they are not willing to curtail to give authorities an even freer hand.'/5.

The USA Patriot Act One is of the most controversial and possibly one of the most misunderstood laws Congress has ever enacted. For many Americans, it is synonymous with an egregious and. The Patriot Act. [Rebecca Stefoff] -- Takes the reader behind the scenes to show the drama that led to the Patriot Act being passed and the effect it has had in the development of our country.

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Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>. Since the bill was signed on Octothe Patriot Act has become the subject of intense controversy.

The authors in this anthology present differing views on whether the Patriot Act. The Patriot Act was implemented in response to the fear and widespread panic that engulfed the Nation after the terrorist attacks on Septem The Patriot Act was originally meant “To deter and punish terrorist acts in the United States and around the world, to enhance law enforcement investigatory tools, and for other purposes.

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Prior to the PATRIOT Act, these principles were articulated through existing laws, still on the books in 48 states and the District of Columbia to protect the confidentiality of library records.

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Two additional states have similar policies established by letters from their attorney generals. Today, the villain is the Patriot Act. Here is the backstory.

Inwhen the British government was looking for creative ways to tax the colonists, Parliament enacted the Stamp Act. That law required all persons in the colonies to purchase stamps from a British government vendor and to affix them to all documents in one’s possession. The passage of the Patriot Act --First Amendment and immigrant rights --Expanded surveillance powers and the Fourth Amendment --The changing role of the FBI --The ongoing debate.

Series Title: Lucent terrorism library. Responsibility: James D. Torr. More information: Table of contents. The PATRIOT ACT is an act of congress that was introduced on Octo The USA Patriot Act was passed by Congress as a response to the terrorist attacks of Septem On OctoRepublican Rep introduced H.R.

incorporating provisions from a previously sponsored House bill and a Senate bill also introduced earlier. The Patriot Act allows the FBI to search any records it believes may contain information relating to a foreign intelligence investigation, including records of people who are not suspected of.

What is the "USA/Patriot" Act. Just six weeks after the September 11 attacks, a panicked Congress passed the "USA/Patriot Act," an overnight revision of the nation's surveillance laws that vastly expanded the government's authority to spy on its own citizens, while simultaneously reducing checks and balances on those powers like judicial oversight, public accountability, and the ability to.

E-BOOK EXCERPT. The US Patriot Act, one of the most controversial laws of our time, consists of ten titles which, among other things: give federal law enforcement and intelligence officers greater authority (at least temporarily) to gather and share evidence particularly with respect to wire and electronic communications; amend federal money laundering laws, particularly those involving.

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