Spring 2011 - National Security Law
Chesney, Robert M
Credit Hours: 4 Course ID: 471N Unique # 29240
|MTW||9:13 - 10:20 am||TNH 2.124|
Wednesday, May 11
8:30 am -
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
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This course addresses legal and policy issues associated with the U.S. government's national security activities and organizations, with a particular emphasis on legal issues associated with terrorism. Among other things, we will examine the legal regulation of national security investigations; substantive criminal law relating to terrorism; jus ad bellum rules governing the resort to military force; Constitutional rules governing the resort to military force; jus in bello rules relating to the treatment of individuals in war; laws relating to military detention; military commissions and other vehicles for the prosecution of war crimes; the current debate regarding national security courts; and the legal regulation of interrogation.
STUDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN PROF. SIEVERT'S U.S. LAW & NATL SECURITY COURSE ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO TAKE THIS COURSE; BOTH HAVE OVERLAPPING CONTENT AND MAY NOT BOTH BE COUNTED FOR CREDIT.