Scholarly Paper 3 Instructions:

The U.S. Department of Justice’s organizational structure changed after 9/11/01. One section that was added is the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice. Combatting cybercrime has implications that concern whether law enforcement must disregard some Constitutional rights to protect Americans. Some of these issues concern privacy laws and electronic surveillance. For this paper, assume you are a policy maker in Washington, D.C. Outline the problem and propose suggestions you recommend to encourage law enforcement and lawmakers to protect Constitutional rights of Americans while continuing to fight cybercrime.

Your paper must be at least 700-800 words in length, excluding the title and reference pages, and must adhere to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition) writing format. If your paper does not comply with this format, you will lose points. You may want to visit Purdue OWL for assistance with formatting your paper in APA style. You must cite at least two scholarly references for your paper. Please be aware that websites such as Wikipedia are not scholarly sources. You are encouraged to access the University’s online library resources to find scholarly journal articles, etc. The ProQuest and EBSCO databases may be helpful, but remember to limit your search to scholarly journal articles. You may also want to view the instructions for locating articles for Saint Leo classes. Please remember to review the information about locating and citing proper sources in your syllabus.

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