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Patriot Act II?

[JURIST] The Center for Public Integrity released Friday a hitherto-confidential Department of Justice analysis of a potential Domestic Security Enhancement Act of 2003 [PDF text] which would significantly extend domestic intelligence, surveillance and law enforcement prerogatives granted to the government by the USA Patriot Act of 2001 while limiting public disclosure and judicial review. The Justice Department issued a statement [PDF text] in response to the release insisting that no final proposals have been presented to the Attorney General or the White House.

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