The USA Patriot Act, also known as "Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism" was a rushed act passed 45 days after the devastating terrorist attack on the twin towers September 11th, 2001. It was composed with the intention of finding and prosecuting international terrorists on American soil, but consequently violated the constitution. In addition, the Patriot act allows surveillance on all emails, internet, and cell phones to try and catch terrorists. Regardless, the act ended up having more power than primarily planned as stated in the CNN debate on the patriot act. America was founded on the principle of individual liberties and the pursuit of happiness in the context
Is it okay to commit our United States military and use military force against that country, in order to get them to conform to the type of democracy we live in. Our country faces ethical dilemmas, when it comes to military action within the Middle East, the Middle East has been in civil dressed for over five thousand years, because of constant interference, and cultural and religious beliefs with-in this country, so does this make the United States international police department? Some people would agree and say we should turn a blind eye. After September 11th 2001, our country is World Trade Center was part of a terrorism plot to the destabilized the country, and to cause destruction in pain and civil dearest with that in the United States, at this time the United States geared up to go over
This is because of homeland security measures of US government. The homeland security is the term originated within the context of the September 11, 2001, attacks and resultant American policy adaptations; the fundamental concept has been periodically applied to during historical periods of national security and political crises. But the measures taken in the name of security were seriously challenging the basic civil liberties of citizens. Department of Homeland Security mandate largely overlooked by the press and it requires the FBI, CIA, state, and local governments to share intelligence reports with the department upon command, without
Eddie Griffin was released under Proposition 36. For instance, from a young Griffin has been introduced to alcohol and drugs and was dependent on it since drugs and alcohol can become very addicting and he was later,convicted because of possession of crack cocaine. After 13 years in prison he reformed himself went to rehab and became a model inmate. He now lives a clean life and supports other three strikes in a peer support group called “Hope for Strikes”. Charles Ramirez was arrested under the three strike law for stealing a car radio and was sentenced to life.
Airport security has intensified throughout the United States since the terrorist attacks in 2001. Airport security has intensified by having peoples ID Name and picture must match what is on ticket. Before 9/11 there was no way to tell that if the passenger 's name and picture
In 2001 only a little over a month after 911 The Patriot Act was passed. On the surface the act seems to be concerned with the safety of the American people; however it was reactionary, a result of the culture of fear created by America’s first experience with terrorism, a word that still holds a powerful
The 9/11 terrorists attack impacted the culture, politics and, economy of the U.S by their attitude and concerns about safety. Now they have national securities and defense everywhere. Back then we would always go to war after the 9/11 attack, war never ended it’s still going to keep going, but now they just have way more supplies to defend themselves with. Anything you do now as a crime and you are not from this country you’re getting deported .there’s also cameras everywhere now then before they didn’t have as many cameras and didn’t really know about all the crimes happening until after the event of 9/11. So much has been updated since then it’s unbelievable how they know everything that’s going to happen before it even happens, and when
“Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one” stated by Benjamin Franklin. Freedom of speech, freedom to express your thoughts and freedom to live the American lifestyle is now limited all because of the Patriot Act. The Patriot Act was passed by Congress on October 24, 2001 after the devastating terrorist attack on September 11, 2001; thousands of people lost their lives. The Patriot Act was created to find and prosecute terrorists operating in the United States of America ;the lesser known Military Commissions Act (MCA) was created to" give the President absolute power to designate enemy combatants, and to set his own definitions for torture." Nevertheless, with all of these laws and regulations
“At least 42 terrorist attacks aimed at the United States have been thwarted since 9/11” (Reality). The majority of people know about the tragedy that happened on September 11th, 2001, but not that many people know about what came to be after the event; the Patriot Act. This act is the “Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001” (Miller). The Patriot Act got put in place by the President and almost got a unanimous vote to pass it nearly ten days after. It was later used to take down many of the 42 attack plots.
The M 'Naghten rule is not only found the United States, countries like England share the rule for their insanity defense cases. A case in England shows that this rule is not a credible source. Referring back to Jon Ronson and his TED talk, he shared a case in England where a man faked insanity and was later labeled as a psychopath. A man named Tony beat a man and was originally going to get a 5 year sentence. After talking to a cell mate Tony plead insanity and was taken to Broadmoor Asylum for the criminally Insane, he served 15 years there.
This leads to more problems like airports making bag checks more stricts or require a full body search for everyone which causes many people to become angry. Another big issue with the possible return of cold war tensions with russia is nuclear weapons. NATO does a good job in
IBT Media talks about how America’s trust has fallen nineteen percent because of the lack of policy and the increase in political divide (Poladian). All things considered, terrorism is being handled whether a productive or crippling path is being taken. Faith may not be a quality shown by several Americans, but a process is clearly being taken over the years to establish an environment lead out of harm’s way. September 11th has left a tremendous scar on Wall Street and all of America. The effects of 9/11 has tested the people of this country in more forms than one.
Case Citation: Maryland v Pringle, 540 U.S. (Washington, D.C. 2003). Parties: Maryland, Petitioner / Appellants Joseph Jermaine Pringle, Defendant / Appellee Facts: Pringle along with two other men were stopped in the early morning for speeding. Upon the driver getting his registration out for the officer, the officer noticed a wad of money. During a search the officer seized $763 of money that was rolled up in the glove compartment, along with five baggies of cocaine.
The fourth amendment protects citizens from unlawful search and seizure. In order for a search and seizure to happen the police have to have evidence in order to get a warrant which allows them to search the citizens luggage, house, etc. In some cases the government may go to far, or invade privacy of others, but in this case the government didn’t go to far and this is proven in DLKs case, thermal imager, and heat image. In DLKs case he was taking reasonable expectation of privacy in the activities he was doing in his home.