Laws Against Terrorism
Since 9/11, the U.S. government has passed a variety of laws
designed to protect the country against terrorists. In this assignment,
you will consider how these laws, which are in place to protect U.S.
citizens, affect the rights of those citizens. Write a 2-3 page Essay that addresses the following:
- Select two Constitutional freedoms described in the Bill of
Rights and explain how U.S. legal responses to terrorism have altered or
otherwise affected each freedom.
- Summarize the recent decline in the U.S. crime rate. Explain how
this decrease has affected law enforcement in the fight against
- Consider what might happen if local crime rates were to increase
rather than decrease. How would such an increase affect America’s
ability to devote resources to fighting terrorism?
Be sure to address all prompts and cite your sources in APA format. Submit your final draft to the Dropbox by Sunday, 11:59PM (Mountain).