TITLE

The USA Patriot Act

AUTHOR(S)
Zeljak, Cathy
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Problems of Post-Communism;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the USA Patriot Act. The USA Patriot Act focuses on terrorist activity, the terminology used to describe such activities can be construed broadly enough to apply to criminal activities not connected to terrorism as well as to the acts of innocent bystanders. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) recently used Section 314 of the Patriot Act, which focuses on terror is financing, to seize the financial records of a Las Vegas strip club owner and others implicated in the investigation.
ACCESSION #
12286999

 

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