Secretive USA Patriot Act Is Difficult To Judge

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A40110-2003Sep7.html How should Americans evaluate the USA Patriot Act? It's difficult to tell, the Washington Post reports. "The problem is, we don't know how [the law] has been used," said law Prof. David Cole of Georgetown University, who has represented terror suspects.. "They set it up in such a way . . . [that] it's very hard to judge." Attorney General John Ashcroft asserts that the act is crucial to government's fulfilling its anti-terror responsibilities . . .

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