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LAWS 6635 National Security Law (Fall: 2 )

Course Description

This course will cover basic issues in National Security Law, particularly those relating to counter-terrorism. Particular topics include the following: the basic criminal framework; surveillance issues; problems in trying terrorism suspects, sentencing issues, habeas corpus; and, damages suits by terrorist victims and suspects. Grade will be based on a 20 page paper for two credits. Students can take this course for three credits by writing a paper of 35 pages.


Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17