Judge strikes down part of the Patriot Act
Law enforcement keeps anti-terror tools, gets new curbs under Patriot Act renewal
By Greg Welter
CHICO, Calif. — McGregor Scott, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California, said the successful 2005 prosecution of a terrorist figure living in Lodi wouldn't have been possible without the Patriot Act.
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