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Describe the post 9/11 effects on law enforcement and punishment. What types of punishments have been implemented since 9/11? How does the 8th Amendment relateto these punishment methods, if at all?
PATRIOT act further addressed aliens and foreign individuals. The section 1226a provides the Attorney General the right to detain aliens if they are aliens that can be used as material witness or engaged in activities dangerous to the United States. Furthermore, a detainee can be held for