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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Thursday, October 8, 2009

"Patriot Act Excesses"

The editorial from yesterday's New York Times, which concludes:

Chances are fading for an expansive and searching review of the USA Patriot Act, which was the whole point of having some of its central provisions expire. The Judiciary Committee’s deliberations are scheduled to resume on Thursday. It is one more critical chance to add missing civil liberties and privacy protections, address known abuses and trim excesses that contribute nothing to making America safer.

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