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Author Brasch, Walter M., 1945-

Title America's unpatriotic acts : the federal government's violation of constitutional and civil rights / Walter M. Brasch.

Imprint New York : Peter Lang, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  973.931 B736a 2005    ---  Available
Description xvi, 231 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-222) and index.
Contents "The system was blinking red" -- Drafted under a cloak of secrecy -- "A monstrous failure of justice" -- "Treated in a cruel, inhumane, and degrading manner" -- "A perilous new course" -- "Rounded up secretly, jailed secretly, deported secretly" -- A need to raid nudie bars -- "It's not the government's job" -- "The most dangerous of all subversions" -- "An allergy to any kind of legal restraint" -- The "ambiguous' administration" -- Creating cutesy names for programs that reduce civil liberties -- "The Constitution is ours-- not just his" -- Affirm and uphold civil rights and civil liberties."
Subject National security -- Law and legislation.
Terrorism -- Political aspects.
United States. Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT ACT) Act of 2001.
Civil rights -- United States.
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention.
Internal security -- United States.
Prisoners -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
ISBN 0820476080 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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