The aftermath of 9/11 caused America to be vulnerable to terrorism. It affected every race across the U.S. causing some to be racially profiled because of the race that was “assumed” to be behind the attacks. In order to strengthen the U.S. from future attacks, the Homeland Security Act was passed in 2002. This Act was introduced after the 9/11 attacks and mailing of anthrax. It was signed into law by then President George W. Bush in November 2002.
Immigrants fear deportation from the United States and feel their rights have been violated since 9/11. Our government has instilled this fear by passing the Patriot Act. "The Patriot Act flowed from a draft bill circulated by the Department of Justice in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks" (Byr... ... middle of paper ... ...e Senate Judiciary Committee. He said to scare the American people into losing their liberties only aids the terrorists, "for they erode our national unity and diminish our resolve” (Davies). Works Cited * Ashcroft, John.
In the study the investigations were captured by analyzing number of cases of terrorist’s attacks in United States. In this regard, the law enforcement agencies have taken the step towards investigating the terrorist’s issues as to avoid violence that is destructing the life of the citizen in United States (Hewitt, 2014). They have inquired regarding the series of bombing in the United States and the major cause of violence was the terrorist’s attacks that were prevailing in the society. The raise in the terrorist attack was because of the Lone wolf and autonomous cell terrorism that have destructed the peace of the state (Lone Wolf and Autonomous Cell Terrorism, 2012). In addition, the author has admirable focused on the criminal investigations of the cases regarding the terrorist’s attacks and violence that was ruling in the st... ... middle of paper ... ...of the terrorism and political violence that was ruling in the states and the organizations played a major role in identifying the people involved in terrorist’s activities.
Some may say that the changes in the bills are of the most significant since Congress passed the Patriot Act after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks. Some of the actions that were taken place have been recycled from a controversial Justice Department draft of a bill, called "Patriot II," which was discarded after details of its provisions were given to the media. Daniel Bryant, the assistant attorney general for legal policy, said the Patriot Act has helped law enforcement detect and disrupt terrorist plots. "But while Congress and the administration working together have made significant strides in improving the department's capacity to gather the intelligence necessary to prevent terrorist attacks, there is still more that needs to be done," Bryant told lawmakers at a May 18 hearing. Critics do not think giving law enforcement officials more power, complaining that there is not enough information has been made available about how the Justice Department is using the tools in the Patriot Act.
Challenges for US Counter-terrorism Efforts As a direct consequence of September 11, a number of substantial challenges lie ahead in the area of counter-terrorism.. The most prominent of these is the changing nature of the terrorism phenomenon. In past years, when terrorism was largely the product of direct state sponsorship, policymakers were able to diminish prospects for the United States becoming a target using a combination of diplomatic and military instruments to deter potential state sponsors. Today, however, many terrorist organizations and individuals act independently from former and present state sponsors, shifting to other sources of support, including the development of transnational networks. Many terrorism experts have suggested a shift in the type of violence terrorists are willing to inflict.
Counterintelligence is defined by the “Executive Order 12333 as information gathered and activities conducted to identify, deceive, disrupt or protect against espionage and other activities carried out by foreign states or non state actors” (Lowenthal, 2011, pg. 163). Legally counter intelligence actions are to be documented support for using deceptive actions (Moravej &Diaz, 2007). Counterintelligence to fight terrorism has been in strong effect post the 9/11 attacks. In fact, the agencies that deal with such issues have increased in size, resources and funding.
The area of Criminal Justice System I want to go for is being a prosecutor. A prosecutor is a policymaker prosecutors is one of the most important people 's within the criminal justice system they also have a critical role before, during and after every trial. The prosecutor has many things that they can offer the defend plead bargains. The duty of a prosecutor is to seek justice for the innocent and to convict the guilty. To put away a guilty person the prosecutor must have evidence of that person to put them away.
Not only are Law enforcement officers today focus surveillance on assessing the risk and dangerousness of an individual (qtd. in Mitsilegas). There are two factors that can be attributed to the changes the criminal justice system has undergone in recent years. According to Bloss, both globalization effects and increased electronic communication ... ... middle of paper ... ... had to shift its investigative and preventative techniques to keep up with criminals. Today 's society lives in fear of another domestic terror attack and has thus taken far-reaching steps to prevent it.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Central Intelligence Agency whose main purpose are to follow up on crimes and problems from within and from the outside the United States of America respectively. The Patriot Act of 2001 plays a large part in the construction of improved control on the government’s part in order to prevent acts of terrorism. The Conception of the Patriot Act of 2001 The United States Congress in the aftermath of the attacks on the World Trade Centers passed the Patriot Act of 2001. The act was passed and became public law on October 26, 2001 by the swift action of Congress (Congress, 2011). As the result of fear and clouded understanding of the effects of terrorists groups the act passed with a swiftness that few bill in congress can marvel on.
USA Patriot Act After the devastating attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, this country scrambled to take action to provide future protection. New techniques had to be developed to protect the nation from the menace of terrorism. Along with the new techniques came the decision to enact laws that some believed crossed the threshold of violating civil liberties this county and those living in it were guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States. “On October 26, 2001, the Public Law 107-56, Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism, also known as the USA Patriot Act, was signed into effect” (Stern, 2004, p. 1112). While speaking to Congress, President George Bush stated, “Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorist” (Stern, 2004, p. 1114).