Infiltration of Political Groups by FBI Agents

TitleInfiltration of Political Groups by FBI Agents
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of PublicationSubmitted
AuthorsLadenson, R
Corporate Authorsof Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, IIT
Date Published02/1996
PublisherCenter for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsCriminal Justice , Privacy and Surveillance , Public Policy
AbstractA proposal under review by the Clinton Administration would allow the FBI to gather information, and in some instances, infiltrate politically menacing organizations even when there is no evidence of their involvement in criminal activity. Would relaxing the current FBI guidelines in this way be morally justifiable?
NotesCase study from the February 3, 1996 Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl. Copyright, Robert Ladenson, Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1996.
URLhttp://ethics.iit.edu/EEL/FBI.pdf
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