Rights to Privacy

Do you believe that with today’s technology the Constitution still adequately protects those rights? Why, or why not? Select and describe an issue that has been in the news within the last 15 years and relates to constitutional rights of privacy as outlined in the Constitution and/or court rulings and national security. Explore how the need for national security balanced with civil liberties and civil rights is impacted by laws and court cases/rulings. Take a stand. Do you agree with the law or court case or ruling discussed in #2 above, or do you object? Where do you draw the line in this privacy issue? Explain your response. Explain how historical thought and tradition affect civil liberties and rights as they pertain to the issue you chose. What consequences do you support for those who violate constitutional rights? What, if any, compensation do you recommend for individuals whose rights have been violated by others?