PATRIOT Unbound

Not even flubbed terror cases can dent law's appeal

(Page 2 of 2)

Just about any course would be more just and effective than exposing millions of innocent Americans to the PATRIOT's "sneak-and-peak" info suction provisions. Unless PATRIOT's limitless info-extraction ability is what government officials really, really covet—successful terror prosecutions or not.

Jeff A. Taylor writes the weekly Reason Express.

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.

GET REASON MAGAZINE

Get Reason's print or digital edition before it’s posted online

  • Progressive Puritans: From e-cigs to sex classifieds, the once transgressive left wants to criminalize fun.
  • Port Authoritarians: Chris Christie’s Bridgegate scandal
  • The Menace of Secret Government: Obama’s proposed intelligence reforms don’t safeguard civil liberties

SUBSCRIBE

advertisement