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ch 16 key terms cj
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An individual seeking to kill or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area
persons fleeing their home countries (often due to persecution on their basis of race, religion, nationality, political affiliation, and so on) in search of sanctuary in another country, where they hope to remain permanently.
the use of biological material, such as anthrax or botulin, to commit an act of terrorism.
some form of separation barrier that runs along an international border.
The use of computers to commit crimes, such as embezzlement, diversion of bank monies to other accounts, and hacking personal information.
a premeditated, politically motivated attack against computer systems, computer programs, or data.
the commission of terrorist acts in the perpetrator's own country against his or her fellow citizens.
persons who hold extreme or fanatical political or religious views, which can lead to the commission or advocacy of extreme action.
persons who are inspired by foreign terrorist organizations and radicalized in the countries in which they are born, raised, or reside.
homegrown violent extremists
the act of relocating to and living permanently in a foreign country
acts of terrorism perpetrated in a foreign country by terrorists who are not native to that country.
one who plans and commits acts of terrorism without the support of a larger terrorist group.
where a state has repealed or amended its marijuana laws to make certain acts criminal but no longer subject to prosecution (e.g., individuals caught with small amounts of marijuana for personal consumption may not be prosecuted and, thus, avoid a criminal record).
typically, where one will not be arrested for marijuana use if he or she follows the state laws as to age, place, and amount for consumption (however, one might still be arrested for selling or trafficking if such are prohibited under the law )
legislation authorizing trial by military commission for violations of the law of war, and for other purposes.
Military commissions act
a medication that can be used to block the effects of opioids, particularly for overdoses
A class of drugs that includes heroin, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, and pain relievers available lega;;y by prescription
legislation that prohibits the federal government from using the armed forces for the purpose of law enforcement, except in cases authorized by the constitution or an act of congress.
posse comitatus act of 1878
a process whereby one adopts radical positions on political or social issues
The use of humans for the purpose of sexual slavery or commercial sexual exploitation
A type of visa that allows victims of human trafficking and their immediate family members to remain and work temporarily in the United States (provided certain conditions are met)
One who is foreign born and does not have a legal right to be or remain in the united states.
broadly written legislation that affords law enforcement with new tools to detect and prevent terrorism.
USA PATRIOT Act
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