The Patriot Act

The Patriot Act

Write a four to five (4-5) page paper in which you:

  1. Develop a brief overview (i.e., no more than one [1] paragraph) of the issue.
  2. Recommend one (1) type of public policy out of the four (4) and develop a reasoning as to why this policy supports the Patriot Act. Provide a rationale for your response.
  3. Suggest two (2) policy modifications that may positively impact and two (2) policy modifications that may negatively impact the outcomes for the Patriot Act. Provide a rationale for your response. Note: In this question, you are recommending change to the public policy in Question #2 and how the changes will impact the Patriot Act.
  4. Suggest three (3) methods by which the Constitution—specifically the powers of Congress— addresses the role of government within business administration overall for the Patriot Act. Provide a rationale to support your response. Note: In this question, you are evaluating the relationship between government and business of the Patriot Act. Focus on the role(s) the government and businesses play in supporting and / or negating the Patriot Act.
  5. Include at least four (4) peer-reviewed references (no more than five [5] years old). Note: Appropriate peer-reviewed references include scholarly articles and governmental Websites.. Wikipedia, other wikis, and any other Websites ending in anything other than “.gov” do not qualify as peer-reviewed.

Use the outline headings below that correspond to sections of the paper:

  • Policy Issue (for Question 1)
  • Public Policy (for Question 2)
  • Policy Modification (for Question 3)
  • The Constitution (for Question 4)
  • References (for Question 5)

Assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format.