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What You Need to Know About... the Patriot Act

Orrin C. Judd

What You Need to Know About... the Patriot Act

A Balanced View

by Orrin C. Judd

  • 202 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Smith & Kraus .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • Politics - Current Events

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12234160M
    ISBN 101575254212
    ISBN 109781575254210

      Here’s what you need to know before it comes up for reauthorization on June 1st. What does the PATRIOT Act do? The Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism, otherwise known as the USA PATRIOT Act, was passed soon after 9/ The USA PATRIOT Act, H.R. , was introduced into the House on October It incorporated H.R. and S. and many of the provisions of H.R. (the Financial Anti-Terrorism Act). Although there were some objections and concerns raised about the legislation, a motion was made to suspend the rules, and the bill was passed. Patrick Leahy in particular commented that "our ability to Enacted by: the th United States Congress.

      In the wake of September 11th intelligence agencies pressed for new, powerful laws, including the Patriot Act. But what is it, exactly, and why do some people think it has little to do with.   1. You may think you understand how the Patriot Act allows the government to spy on its Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) says it’s worse than you’ve heard. Congress is set to reauthorize three controversial provisions of the surveillance law as early as Thursday.

    The Importance of the USA Patriot Act The United States government changed the face of computer and internet use when it signed the USA Patriot Act on Octo This act was created in the wake of the terrorist attacks in New York City on September 11 that same year. Even before the passage of the USA Patriot Act, laws already existed, giving law enforcement ample power to use warrants, subpoenas, or wiretaps to obtain confidential information about individuals, including the records of books purchased or borrowed by someone suspected of committing a crime.


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What You Need to Know About... the Patriot Act by Orrin C. Judd Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Patriot Act, to give it its common name, was passed shortly after the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks, but was not, as most people think, directly related to that. 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. The Patriot Act is legislation passed in to improve the abilities of U.S. law enforcement to detect and deter terrorism.

The act’s official title is. Thank you for the reviews. I am always open to feedback, so that I might be able to address these concerns in future books. While this book is technically out of print, I still have about a thousand copies left, and there are two book vendors on the east coast that carry this title at the gun shows/5.

Before Patriot, it did have to show the court that “the purpose” of the spying was to get foreign intelligence information; now they need only show “significant purpose.” The lowering of so many privacy safeguards might not seem so troubling if it applied only to suspected terrorists or.

Living Under The Patriot Act: Educating A Society also includes the platforms and perceptions of individuals, as well as special interest groups, on many sides of the Patriot Act argument.

These special interest groups range from groups as diverse as the ACLU to the Gun Owners of America/5(7). The Patriot Act, a wide-ranging tool used by the government to fight terrorism through surveillance and other means, has a few key provisions set to expire June 1st. The USA PATRIOT Act, as amended and reauthorized frommade numerous changes to existing statutes relating to the privacy of telephone and electronic communications, the operation of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, money laundering, immigration, and other areas.

It also defined a host of new crimes and increased penalties for existing ones. What You Need to Know about Patriot Act Searches Jun 1, With all of the recent media coverage surrounding the expiration of certain provisions of the Patriot Act, we thought you might appreciate review of the information contained in our Patriot Act Database search.

Two years after Edward Snowden exposed the NSA's collection of millions of Americans' private communications, the bulk of those programs remain intact. The Patriot Act, a wide-ranging tool used by the government to fight terrorism through surveillance and other means, has a few key provisions set to expire June 1st.».

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 way of life.

While the results have been important, in passing the Patriot Act, Congress. The Patriot Act was passed by Congress and signed into law by then-President George W. Bush in Octobershortly after the terrorist attacks of Sept.

11, Author: Thomas Gnau. The official title of the USA PATRIOT Act is "Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT) Act of " To view this law in its entirety, click on the USA PATRIOT Act link below.

Using the Constitution against the Patriot Act was one of my favorite aspects of this book because it really makes you think about the law and how it affects the lives of Americans. The dialogue in this book keeps the momentum going and builds up the tension for a phenomenal book.4/5.

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 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. The USA PATRIOT Act is officially termed as “Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism).

This legislation was passed in after the massive incident of 9/ USA- PATRIOT Act was basically an anti-terrorism law which was enacted by U.S Congress at the request of then-President George W.

[ ]. The USA PATRIOT Act (commonly known as the Patriot Act) is an Act of the United States Congress that was signed into law by U.S. President George W. Bush on Octo The title of the Act is two acronyms, USA and PATRIOT, which in combination stand for Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of Enacted by: the th United States Congress.

Following the terrorist attacks against the United States on Septemthe USA PATRIOT Act of (Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act) was enacted in October and renewed in March (Many provisions originally set to expire have since been made permanent under [ ].

The Patriot Act, a wide-ranging tool used by the government to fight terrorism through surveillance and other means, has a few key provisions set to expire June 1st. Everything You Need to Know.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.The three provisions expired after a chaotic weekend in Congress.

The Senate voted Sunday to move forward with the USA Freedom Act, a bill that would end the bulk collection. Paul was successful, however, in stalling a vote to extend those three measures of the Patriot Act by the Sunday deadline.