Usa Patriot Act Essay

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  • Usa Patriot Act

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    the U.S.A. Patriot Act. The title for this bill is an acronym for "the United and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act" (USA Patriot Act). In the years since the passing of the Patriot Act, there has been much controversy and debate regarding the positive and negative advantages, and consequences of this bill. As a member of the law enforcement community I have experienced firsthand some of the changes the Patriot Act has brought

  • The Usa Patriot Act

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    for terroristic activity in our backyards. When looking at the USA PATRIOT ACT that was enacted to help battle this ongoing pandemic it has come into question whether the laws of the USA PATRIOT ACT extremely broad, narrow, and overarching that they leave too much room for interpretation which in the end has led to violations of a person’s rights that they are guaranteed by the US Constitution. Since the passage of the USA PATRIOT ACT in 2001 by then President George W. Bush and the renewal of it

  • Essay on The USA Patriot Act

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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

  • 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

  • The Importance Of The Usa Patriot Act

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    The Patriot Act of 2001 was originally intended to protect citizens against further terrorism after the September 11 attacks. It was passed due to the overwhelming amount of support for the federal government from the public. This act made it easier for the government to attack the funding networks upon which terrorist organizations depended upon. The Patriot Act also encouraged various intelligence-gathering agencies, such as the CIA, and law-enforcement groups, like the FBI, to share information

  • USA Patriot Act Essay

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    commit their act of violence. These surveillance tools that are now allowed to be used by the FBI were passed under the USA Patriot Act. Given that the USA Patriot Act now allows the FBI to look through what many

  • The USA Patriot Act Essay

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    USA Patriot Act After the devastating attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, this country scrambled to take action to provide future protection. New techniques had to be developed to protect the nation from the menace of terrorism. Along with the new techniques came the decision to enact laws that some believed crossed the threshold of violating civil liberties this county and those living in it were guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States. “On October 26, 2001, the

  • Introduction of the USA Patriot Act

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    1. Introduction The USA Patriot Act (Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism) of 2001 was issued on October 26, 2001, by President George W. Bush, with the purpose of providing a response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The act was intended to reform the agenda regarding law enforcement agencies and their limitations. The authorities acknowledged that it was essential for law enforcement investigatory tools needed significant improvement

  • Preventing Terrorist Acts with the USA Patriot Act

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    The USA Patriot Act also known as "Uniting and Strengthening America Act by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act” is an official record that was ratified by congress and signed into law by former President George Bush. This law was passed to prevent another event of terrorist attacks such as the ones that took place on September 11, 2001 in New York City and Washington, D.C. In less than two months of the 9/11 attacks, this act was released to inform citizens

  • Questions On The Usa Patriots Act

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    Question 1 According to the USA patriots act, the practice of detaining aliens that are close associates with terrorism is not a good idea. The decision by the court can be said not to be the best because it included even people who are close to the groups that practise these heinous activities. The criteria for deportation and detention that covers the plotters or the actual implementers of the terrorist act and the other people that are related or are close affiliated with the groups linked

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