Usa Patriot Act Of 2001

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USA Patriot Act of 2001
In 2001, George W. Bush signed a law to provided tools to catch and prevent terrorism. It was called the USA Patriot Act of 2001. It was George W. Bush’s response to the terrorist attack that took place in September 11, 2001 in New York and Pentagon. The Law ensured security and safety for the citizens but it also violated individual right. The law took a lot of criticism because it violated constitutional right, and it created problems between individual right perspective and the public order advocates.
In September 11, 2001 United States witnessed one of the worst attack that took place in New York and Pentagon. A lot of people died that day. And on October 26, 2001 George W. Bush singed the USA Patriot Act it was anti-terrorism law. The USA Patriot Act gave new powers to the Justice Department. Even if the law assured us the safety, it also violated the Bills of Rights. The purpose of the Bills of Right is to protect every individual from being violated. The USA Patriot Act of 2001 violated fourth amendment. “Fourth Amendment, protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures by the government. The Fourth Amendment, however, is not a guarantee against all searches and seizures, but only those that are deemed unreasonable under the law” (http://www.uscourts.gov/about-federal-courts/educational-resources/about-educational-outreach/activity-resources/what-does-0). Means that government cannot search without any warrant. And the government…

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