human rights and civil liberties
- What is the difference between human rights and civil liberties? In what controversial ways do human rights intersect with Homeland Security and terrorism?
- Explain how “War against Terrorism” affects the structure of civil society. What are the issues associated with defense in depth as related to international terrorism?
- What is militarization? Explain the trends of militarization within law enforcement.
- What is the USA Patriot Act? Explain why Title II has the most controversial aspects. What other sections of the law affect law enforcement and the criminal justice system?
- Explain why there were reservations in regards to renewing the USA Patriot Act in 2005. What provisions were made in the 2006 version of the USA Patriot Act?
- What is Cole and Dempsey’s thesis regarding antiterrorism legislation? Discuss the evidence they use to support their thesis.