Full title: Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT Act) of 2001. Law signed in 2001 to provide broad powers for counterterrorism measures. Some elements of the act have been viewed by librarians and other organizations as contrary to current laws governing patron confidentiality. ALA perspective: see http://www.tinyurl.com/a9s5 Law: see www.epic.org/privacy/terrorism/hr3162.html Analysis: see http://www.tinyurl.com/q2p9
Law issued in the USA following the terrorist attacks of September 11 and including, among other things, a series of provisions aimed at controlling the financing world and, in particular, money laundering operations through foreign banks.
a bold, funny and ultimately chilling film that uses news clips, historical documents and other factually verifiable sources to reveal the threats our Constitution is facing under the current administration
In the 2005 NCAA Men's Basketball Division I Tournament, Bucknell University defeated Kansas in one of the most unforseen upsets in college basketball history. The act has been known as the "Patriot Act" because Bucknell was the 2005 Patriot League Champion. The act gave the Bucknell Men's basketball team the nickname the "Bracket Busters" because Kansas was expected to do well in the tournament that season.