The Bush and Obama Administrations have taken substantial actions to increase executive powers in the face of terrorism. Some people believe that some of the counterterrorism methods violate the Fourth and Fifth Amendments.
Using the South University Online Library and valid sources on the Internet, research and describe each of the programs listed below.
Cite the ones, if any, which you believe are violations of constitutional protections. Explain how and why you arrived at these conclusions. If a program is deemed to be a violation, should it, in your opinion, be allowed anyway?
- Roving wiretaps
- Detention without trial at Guantanamo
- Drone strikes
- Executive powers provided by the NDAA in 2011