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Author Torr, James D., 1974-
Title The Patriot Act / James D. Torr.
Imprint Detroit, MI : Lucent Books : Thomson/Gale, c2006.
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Location Call No. Status
 Tighe School-Non-Fiction  345.73 TOR    AVAILABLE
Description 96 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Series The Lucent terrorism library
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 86-87) and index.
Contents The passage of the Patriot Act -- First Amendment and immigrant rights -- Expanded surveillance powers and the Fourth Amendment -- The changing role of the FBI -- The ongoing debate.
Summary Examines the Patriot Act, a piece of legislation passed in the weeks following the 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S., designed to provide the citizens of the country with greater security, looks at the key provisions of the Patriot Act, and discusses charges that the Act violates civil rights protections.
Audience 8.9
5-8 Follett Library Resources
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR UG 12.4 5.0 101777
Subject United States. Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT ACT) Act of 2001.
National security.
Civil rights.
ISBN 1590187741
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