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Key Patriot Act Provisions Used To Target Ordinary Crime, Not Terrorism

By Ian Millhiser  

"Key Patriot Act Provisions Used To Target Ordinary Crime, Not Terrorism"

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In honor of the Patriot Act’s 10th birthday, the ACLU has an infographic demonstrating that key provisions of the supposedly anti-terrorist law are rarely used to investigate terrorism, and much more often used in routine criminal investigations. Here’s a taste:

(HT: David Kravets)

‹ Justiceline: October 27, 2011

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