Implications of 9/11
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This paper gives an analysis of the long term implications to the American criminal justice system of the 9/11 attacks. The Patriot Act and spying on phone calls are examined in light of changes to the US criminal justice system. The paper further discusses to what extend the need to protect America from another terrorist attack justifies the erosion of Constitutional protection.
From the Paper:"The devastating terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 have left a lasting legacy on America's criminal justice system. In the immediate aftermath of the attacks, George W Bush's Administration moved quickly to ratchet up the powers of law-enforcement officials. (Black) Just days after the attacks, bills were introduced in the House and the Senate to give police investigators more leeway for electronic surveillance and searches as well as strengthen their ability to confiscate the property of suspected terrorists. (Black) The USA-PATRIOT Act was what emerged from that..."
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