National Security: is an in-depth look at counterterrorism in the United States. Examines the competing conceptions and definitions of terrorism at the national level and the institutions and processes designed to execute the national security on terrorism. Includes the study of the balance between national security interests and civil liberties found in the following topical areas: relevant Supreme Court decisions, legislative provisions in response to acts of terrorism, operational counter-terrorism considerations (including targeted killing), intelligence gathering (including interrogations), policy recommendations, the use of military tribunals or civil courts in trying suspected terrorists, the emerging law regarding enemy combatants and their detention, and the arguable need for new self-defense doctrines at the global level.
Schedule To Be Announced
This course is offered online only in this semester. ASYNCHRONOUS DISTANCE EDUCATION COURSE
You must have completed the following courses before enrolling in this course:
- LAW 0404 (Constitutional Law)
You may not register for this course if you are enrolled in or have already taken the following:
- LAW 0984 (National Security Law)