Internment Camps And Surveillance

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The attempt to "control" potential terrorist by surveilling a particular community is similar to the Japanese internment camps put in place in 1942. President Franklin D. Roosevelt intended to protect the American people by isolating those possibly connected to the enemy, Japan. One can argue that the federal court ruling in Raza v. The city of New York aligns with the decision in Korematsu v. the United States, a 1944 Supreme Court Cases, in the sense that both internment camps and surveillance are needed to protect against possible dangers. Judge William Martin's rebuttal to the claim to surveillance programs being unconstitutional because they focused on religion, national origin, and race is valid because there is no other way to monitor
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