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Basic guarantees and protections from govermental intrusion of privacy.
Civil Liberties
Govern metal agency best described as the nerve center for searching for terroists.
Justice Department
Techniques used for listening, viewing, and detecting hostile activity.
Surveillance
Judges Order
Warrant
Places limits on the abilities of agencies to do their job.
Regulation
The scope of individual rights was curtailed by the passage of four laws known as the...
Alien and Sedition Acts
Gave the president virtually unlimited authority in prosecuting non-citizens, depriving them of rights to trial by jury and due process.
Alien Enemies Act
Act prohibited people from making statements, whether written or spoken, deemed threatening to the national government.
Espionage Act of 1917
Japanese Americans on the West Coast were systematically removed from their homes and placed in internment camps to prevent them from possibly aiding Japan.
Internment Camps
Established the legal framework for surveillance of potential espionage and terroist threats.
Foriegn Intelligence Surveillance
Critics point to historic examples of government agencies using surveillance for political purposes.
Political Surveillance
For example, there is fairly wide agreement that _ laws ought to be updated to account for the mobility available to criminals through cell phones.
Wire Tapping
All members of a racial or ethnic group that investigators associate with terroism will find themselves deprived of their rights and subject to mistreatment, even when there is no evidence linking them to any wrongdoing.
Racial Profiling
The immense national shock at the September 11 attacks, and Bush's commitment to make the "___" the centerpiece of his administration's agenda, virtually guarantee some sort of overhaul of national security policy, they say.
War on Terroism
War on many fronts through out the world... there is no one location to fight.
Terroism
Congress passed the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools required to Intercept and Obstruct Terroism Act in October of 2001.
Patriot Act
Protects the right to freedom of religion and expression: speech, press, and assembly.
First Amendment
The protection against unreasonable searchs and seizures andt he proper issues of warrants.
Fourth Amendment
Counter Intelligence Program, FBI aimed at investigating and disrupting dissident political investigations.
Cointelpro
Foriegn Intelligence Surveillance Act (1978) Can use electronic surveillance without a court order.
FISA
Bill created because of the sneek and peek provision of the patriot act.
Patriots to Restore Checks and Balances.
Lawsuit against Government
ACLU vs. Ashcroft
FBI has the right to know what books you check out and what websites you are visiting.
Library Records Provision
Authority for delaying notice of a warrant.
Sneek and Peek provsion
To defer terroism, provide justice for victims, provide for an effective death penalty.
Antiterroism Ineffective Death Penalty Act.
A field of social welfare concerned with social protection, or protection against socially recognized conditions, including poverty, old age, disability, unemployment, families with children and others.
Social Security
The name President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave to the series of programs between 1933–37 with the goal of relief, recovery and reform of the United States economy during the Great Depression.
The New Deal
United States government agency having primary responsibility for enforcing the Federal securities laws and regulating the securities industry.
Securities Exchange Commission
Federally owned corporation in the United States that was created in 1933 to provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development in the Tennessee River Valley.
TVA
Providing employment, stabilizing purchasing power, improving public welfare, and contributing to a revival of American industry.
Public Works Administration
Restricted production during the New Deal by paying farmers to reduce crop area. Its purpose was to reduce crop surplus so as to effectively raise the value of crops, thereby giving farmers relative stability again.
Agricultural Adjustment Act