Fall 2007 - Rule of Law in Wartime
Jinks, Derek P
Credit Hours: 3 Course ID: 379M Unique # 29200
|MTW||10:30 - 11:20 am||TNH 2.123|
Monday, December 10
1:30 pm -
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
This course surveys several important legal developments in the Global War on Terror. Topics covered will include the "law of war"; the designation of persons as "enemy combatants" and the legal consequences of such designation; military tribunals; wartime detention; interrogation; and the role of the judiciary in time of war. Each issue will be analyzed by reference to a variety of legal materials including: regulations, statutes, constitutional law, and international law. Grades will be based on final examination.
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This course may not be repeated for credit.