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  • Sunset Provisions Of The Patriot Act
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    April 19, 2005 PATRIOT ACT FACT OF THE DAY: In passing the Patriot Act, Congress established standards in oversight for the use of the Act's provisions. For example, Section 1001 of the Patriot Act requires the inspector general of the Department of Justice to determine and report to Congress civil liberties violations. Florida U.S. Attorney Defends PATRIOT ActIn a letter to the Florida Times Union, U.S. Attorney Paul Perez explains the success of the PATRIOT Act in protecting Americans from ter...
  • Freedoms With The Patriot Act
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    Kelsey Snell 5-04-05 Mr. Berg Period 5 Patriot Act The patriot act: "THE UNITING AND STRENGTHENING OF AMERICA BY PROVIDING APPROPRIATE TOOLS REQUIRED TO INTERCEPT AND OBSTRUCT TERRORISM". What do you think of when you hear this phrase? This is the phrase used to introduce what we call the patriot act. Pretty much the patriot act allows government officials to search your house which is called a "sneak and peak" without you being aware of it, or even the tracking of your car, or maybe even listen...
  • Alternatives To The Usa Patriot Act
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    Analysis and Recommendation of the 2001 USA Patriot ActI. Introduction In the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks US Congress passed legislation known as the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 commonly known as the USA Patriot Act. This paper will attempt to prove that not only is the USA Patriot Act unconstitutional but many of its provisions do nothing at all to protect Americans from the d...
  • Terrorism And Terrorists
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    TERRORISM Terrorism is the use of violence or the threat of violence to create a climate of fear in a given population. Terrorist violence targets ethnic or religious groups, governments, political parties, corporations and media enterprises. The three main types of terrorism are: political, religious and governments. Political terrorism is recently the most often type of terrorism used. Political terrorism tends to involve violence against civilians or other noncombatants. In North America, we ...
  • Patriot Act
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    The Patriot Act has been one of the most hotly debated topics since it was enacted in 2001. The biggest reason for the controversy over the act, is whether or not it invades some of our personal freedoms. I, however, believe that the Patriot Act is something very necessary in today's world. The Patriot Act was designed to protect the United States from further terrorist attacks by allowing more information to be recorded for investigation. This is needed because in order to arrest someone, they ...
  • Patriot Act With A New Law
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    After the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 our country underwent a change that has drastically affected the fundamental values that our founding fathers instilled in this country. Since that tragic day in September the aftermath of the attacks has started to implicate our Civil Liberties that in this country we hold so dear. Just 45 days after the September 11 attacks, with virtually no debate, Congress passed the USA Patriot Act on October 5th, 2001. This act expanded the surveillance ...
  • Patriot Act
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    'We " re dealing with terrorists who operate by highly sophisticated methods and technologies, some of which were not even available when our existing laws were written. The bill before me accounts for the new realities and dangers posed by modern terrorists. It will help law enforcement to identify, dismantle, disrupt, and punish terrorists before they strike,' (President George W. Bush at signing of Patriot Act, 2001). The terrorists of today cannot be reasoned with. We must do whatever necess...
  • Positive Of The Usa Patriot Act
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    The USA Patriot Act is very important to everyone in the United States of America. There are many people that are anti-patriot act because they feel it infringes on there constitutional rights. At the same time, there are enormous amounts of people that are pro-patriot act putting the safety of the home front as their number one priority. This act was very instrumental in giving our intelligence agencies the tools necessary to intercept terrorist messages and fore warn us of any possible attacks...
  • Success Of A Terrorist Groups Cause
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    Terrorism 1) It is very difficult to resolve the international problem of terrorism for several major reasons. Terrorists usually don't claim responsibility for their actions until the fuse is lit, it's not a case of Jack The Ripper sending an ear to the cops and warning them who his next victim will be. Terrorists usually do claim responsibility for their actions after the media is aware that something happened, this gains recognition for their cause, which is often the reason they resort to te...
  • The Usa Patriot Act 11
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    The USA PATRIOT Act The United States of America is a country that is based upon a principle of balancing the rights of an individual, while still preserving public order. The U.S. Constitution (specifically the Bill of Rights) guarantees every American certain Individual rights. Some of these rights include; freedom from unreasonable search and seizures, a right to due process of law, and protection against cruel and unusual punishment (The 4th, 5th and 8th Amendments). Historically the crimina...
  • World Trade Center Bombing In February
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    The World Trade Center bombing in February, 1993, became a landmark in the new wave of terrorism, with civilians involved into the tragedy. The World Trade Center served as the target of the bombing. As a result of the terrorist act, six people were killed and more than thousand were injured. But taking into account the fact, that there used to be about 20,000 people usually working at the Center simultaneously, and more than 80,000 people visited or traveled along the complex, the consequences ...
  • Following Provisions Of The Patriot Act
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    Despite the guarantees provided by the Constitution that each individual freedom is protected, there are still instances where individual rights were bypassed. Authorities should give all societal players with an equal and viable opportunity to articulate their concerns in a sustainable manner and the value of their inputs should not be predicated on their economic power. The capability of the state to lessen the outcome of the paradox of democracy would come from increased social empowerment. T...
  • Acts Of Terrorism
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    Day after day the news is reporting on a kidnapping or a bombing somewhere in the world. Terrorism is an undiscriminating crime that comes in different types of threats and violence and is used primarily to attain some sort of a political goal in one form or another. Acts of terrorism such hijacking, bombings, kidnapping occur routinely in certain parts of the world making almost anyone a potential victim. Terrorism is frightening and the results are horrifying. Terrorists generate fear through ...
  • Increased Security Measures In Airports
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    The September 11 terrorist attacks were the worst acts of terrorism ever carried out against the United States. On this day, terrorists in two hijacked jets flew into the twin towers of the World Trade Center, another into the Pentagon Building, and a fourth in a field in Somerset County, PA. There were an estimated 3,000 people killed. United States officials concluded that Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaeda terrorist organization had been behind these attacks. After these attacks, President Geor...
  • Terrorist Organization Into A Specific Group
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    Over the past Century, terrorism has evolved from random killings to massive plans for terrorist groups. To understand terrorism you must first describe it. There have been many different definitions of terrorism. The one that truly describes it is; Terrorism can not specifically describe terrorism because people will interpret it differently. Many experts believe that terrorism is an abstract concept with no essence, a single definition cannot account for all the possible uses of the term, many...

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