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  • Pros And Cons Of The USA Patriot Act

    The USA Patriot Act is short for Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act (Patriot Act 2011). After September eleventh 's attack, The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill to President George W. Bush, which he signed into law on October 26, 2001 in hopes of preventing another attack on American soil. The act was based on a Department of Justice proposal that was modified by the Congress before it was enacted into law (96). The act was made to give more power to federal enforcement officials to investigate and prosecute those responsible for the attacks on the twin towers, and the pentagon (96). This act modifies a variety of statutes like: intelligence, investigation, controlled substance, crime, privacy, and financial transactions. This act has four key area of concern for homeland security: (1) the collection of communications and data, (2) conducting foreign intelligence investigations, (3) controlling money laundering, and (4) funding and enhancing national border security (book 96). How does the government collect communications and data? Well their is a third way of doing it in hopes of receiving approval from a senior member of the Justice Department, court order, or grant themselves permission to use devices to capture identity and communications without the people knowing this is happing to them(97). The act under certain circumstances allows law enforcement officials greater liberty…

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  • Usa Patriot Act Essay

    USA PATRIOT Act The USA PATRIOT Act was signed into law by Congress and the president at the time, George W. Bush, on October 26, 2011. It was voted in the Senate 98-1 and the House of Representatives agreed 357-66 to pass the law. The ten letter backronym stands for Uniting and Strengthening America by Protecting Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism. The Congress was able to create this Act within a short period of time because they “took existing legal principles…

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  • Case Study Of Greene's Jewelry

    Ms. Lawson is a former employee of Greene’s Jewelry Wholesale LLC, which is located in Derry, New Hampshire. The Company is known for manufacturing and distributing high-end costume jewelry, which is made from a synthetic gold-colored material called Ever Gold. “Ever Gold is impervious to scratches, discoloration, oxidization, and is marked as everlasting gold” (Greene and Howell, 2016), which is the main asset of the company. Ms. Lawson was a junior executive secretary employee in the research…

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  • Lies And Deception In Frankenstein

    From a young age children are taught that lying and trickery don 't come without consequences. A common theme in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is also one of Victor Frankenstein’s fatal flaws: lies and deceit in the form of secrecy. Victors biggest secret was his attempt to cover up the creation of the creature. His choice to keep this secret not only affected him and the people around him, but also affected the creature in a negative way. Victor began to keep his work hidden after he started to…

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  • Attorney Conflict Of Interest Rules

    Attorney Conflict of Interest Rules A conflict of interest occurs when a lawyer’s ethical obligations to one client conflict with the interests of another client. A conflict is defined as “a substantial risk that the lawyer 's representation of the client would be materially and adversely affected by the lawyer 's own interests or by the lawyer 's duties to another current client, a former client, or a third person.” [Sharp v. Next Entertainment, Inc. (2008) 163 Cal.App.4th 410, 426.) The…

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  • Intelligence In Ww1

    World War I was one of the first major wars in which intelligence was a key aspect of strategy and success on the battlefield. Throughout Europe many nations began to establish covert operations to gain access to the military secrets of their opposition. Germany was a nation that participated in this trend. However, their collection of intelligence did not involve much covert action. Rather, German intelligence officers used overt intelligence collection methods, including using both personal…

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  • Mastercard And Visa Hack Argumentative Analysis

    increasing attacks on the Western world. These two perceptions stem from the fact that Anonymous is using asymmetric warfare. From their perspective, Anonymous believes that their goal is to spread Internet freedom. Their means to do so, however, is unconventional. It is not surprizing that any action that target the establishment will be criticised by the threatened group. The tension between the radical fringes and the establishment are critical to changing social norms. The job of the…

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  • The Secret Weapon Within Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter And Secret Societies

    and killed William Morgan because “Morgan had published an expose of its rituals and had brought considerable wrath upon himself from the fraternity” (Stemper and Beck 3197). By revealing classified rituals from a secret group, the now ex-member was stopped from disclosing further information. Many characters in The Scarlet Letter, discovered that no matter how safe they kept the secret, “tomorrow would bring its own trial with it; so would the next day, and so would the next” (Hawthorne 66).…

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  • Twelfth Night Deception Analysis

    In Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and Machiavelli’s The Prince, deception is a tool that one uses to gain a personal advantage. Despite the negative connotation that is typically associated with deception, Twelfth Night and The Prince demonstrate how deception can bring a positive outcome. If one employs a deceptive appearance under necessary circumstances, the end result must be justifiable, even when a majority of people are willingly deceived. Characterized by her beauty and resourcefulness,…

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  • The Major Themes Of The Horror Of War By Anne Frank

    Unfortunately, her diary is left unfinished, for she, her family, and the other occupants of the annex are discovered by the Gestapo and sent to a concentration camp. The general horror of war, coupled with the specific horrors that the Nazis inflicted upon the Jews, is the major theme of the diary. Anne Frank, the young teenage girl who writes the diary, experiences the pain of war first-hand. In order to try and escape the Nazi extermination of Jewish people, her family and the Van …

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