Week 4 Project – Due
Oct 18, 2020 11:59 PMMCJ6620 Special Topics in Homeland Security SU01
Week 4 Project: PATRIOT Act
The USA PATRIOT Act was a comprehensive response to the 9/11 attack. It has been modified several times since its adoption. Considering the current state of the Act’s provisions, discuss the following points in an 8–10-slide PowerPoint presentation:
- Describe how the PATRIOT Act increased the authority of law enforcement agencies in fighting terrorism. Critically analyze the Act, giving reasons and examples.
- How effective has the PATRIOT Act proved to be in preventing attacks in the homeland?
- Discuss the controversies regarding the PATRIOT Act. Critically analyze whether or not the PATRIOT Act allows the government or law enforcement to violate civil liberties.
Support your response using appropriate examples and references from the textbook, websites, other references, or personal experience. Cite the sources in the correct APA format.
Submit your answers in an 8–10-slide PowerPoint presentation to the Submissions Area by the due date assigned. Name your presentation SU_MCJ6620_W4_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.ppt.
Week 4 Project Due October 18 at 11:59 PM