Dec 09, 2010

The Patriot Act: Violating the First and Fourth Amendments The passage of the Patriot Act was the first act passed during the Bush administration that increased the government’s ability to drastically increase surveillance within the United States. The area of the constitution that I am concerned with is the First and Fourth Amendment violations encompassed in the implementation of the Patriot Act. The Anti-Fourth Amendment Patriot Act - The New American Apr 06, 2011 Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Amendment Rights and USA Patriot Running head: USA PATRIOT ACT USA PATRIOT ACT The USA Patriot Act formulated by Congress was a result of the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001. The act ensures greater freedom and flexibility in implementing the authorization of the Federal officials in the tracking and intercepting communications. This was ensured both, for the enforcement of law, and for the purpose of gathering foreign

Keywords:Patriot Act George W. Bush Presidency Constitutionality Warrants Search And Seizure 4th Amendment 5th Amendment In the aftermath of September 11, Congress was eager to put laws on the books to prevent another attack.

The Patriot Act survived because of the confluence of several factors: When 911 happened, the 4th Amendment was already pretty weak (which wasn't clear to those unfamiliar with criminal procedure, but google "stop & frisk" or "Terry stop," for context.) most people had no idea how much surveillance was even possible at the time. Judge Napolitano: Kavanaugh is an Enemy of the 4th Amendment

ANDREW NAPOLITANO: Let Patriot Act expire, save the Fourth

-- Fourth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America . T he Senate Intelligence Committee is working behind closed doors to expand the powers of the Patriot Act and deliver another withering blow to the 4th amendment. This time the constitutional broadside comes in the form of "administrative subpoenas," an Orwellian