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Volume 6  Number 2  •  Fall 2001
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Conning Congress
Privacy and the 1994 Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act
By Charlotte Twight
This article appeared in the Fall 2001 issue of The Independent Review

The Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act of 1994 greatly expanded police power to gather intelligence on law-abiding Americans. How and why it was passed is an instructive lesson in how bureaucrats manipulate lawmakers into supporting legislation for controversial causes.

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