Civil Liberties Post September 11th Term Paper by supercalifragilistic

Civil Liberties Post September 11th
An analysis of the changes in civil liberties of American citizens and non-citizens post the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.
# 96338 | 1,950 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 01, 2007 in Law (Civil) , Hot Topics (Terror and 9/11) , Political Science (Terrorism)


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Description:

This paper discusses threats to civil liberties in the United States following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The paper explains that these threats fall into three broad categories: secrecy, erosion of checks and balances, and circumventing long-standing personal privacy protections. The paper discusses the reasons for these changes and how they are affecting American citizens.

Table of Contents:
Introduction
Secrecy
Erosion of Basic Checks and Balances
Privacy
Conclusion

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Davis, D. & Sliver, B. "Civil Liberties vs. Security: Public Opinion in the Context of the Terrorist Attacks on America." American Journal of Political Science 48(1) Jan 2005: 28-46. JSTOR. JSTOR. University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ. November 29, 2006 <http://www.jstor.org>.
  • Lewis, C. "The Clash Between Security and Liberty in the U.S. Response to Terror." Public Administration Review. Jan/Feb 2005: 18-30. ProQuest database. ProQuest. University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ. November 29, 2006 <http://proquest.umi.com>.
  • Stephens, T. "Civil Liberties after September 11: Background of a Crisis." Guild Practitioner 61(1) Winter 2004: 4. ProQuest database. ProQuest. University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ. November 29, 2006 <http://proquest.umi.com>.
  • Threats to Civil Liberties Post September 11th: Secrecy, Erosion of Privacy, Danger of Unchecked Government. No date. ACLU. November 29, 2006 <http://www.aclu.org/natsec/gen/14346prs20011214.html>.

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