How About a Little Perspective? The USA PATRIOT Act and the Use and Abuses of History


A historical analysis of the U.S. law enforcement response to threatened terrorism, showing that the USA PATRIOT and other modern counterterrorism methods are neither unpredecented nor unconstitutional and that U.S. courts remain a haven for persons who feel threatened by government actions taken in the name of national security.


Civil Rights and Discrimination | Criminal Law | Criminal Procedure | International Law | Law and Society | Legislation

Date of this Version

March 2004