A Users Guide to the USA PATRIOT Act and Beyond

A Users Guide to the USA PATRIOT Act and Beyond

By: Robert P. Abele (author)Paperback

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A User's Guide to the USA PATRIOT Act and Beyond examines the controversial USA PATRIOT Act, passed by Congress six weeks after the horrific events of September 11, 2001. The book summarizes other programs put into operation to severely curtail the civil liberties of Americans, including a second, more intrusive PATRIOT Act, and other proposed programs and laws that attack privacy, probably cause, due process, and free speech.

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Robert P. Abele is a Philosophy and Religious Studies Instructor at Illinois Valley Community College in Oglesby, Illinois. Dr. Abele holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Marquette University.


Chapter 1 Our Rights Tradition: From the English Tradition to John Locke to the Bill of Rights Chapter 2 The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 and the USA PATRIOT ACT Chapter 3 Does PATRIOT Trample Civil Liberties? Chapter 4 Pending Legislation Involving Civil Rights Chapter 5 From PATRIOT to Police State? The Bush-Ashcroft Power Grabs Chapter 6 Bibliography Chapter 7 Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/11/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780761830597
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 132
  • ID: 9780761830597
  • weight: 181
  • ISBN10: 0761830596

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