HLS-410 Counterterrorism: Constitutional and Legislative Issues

Explores various legal aspects of terrorism and counterterrorism, including counterterrorism practices since Sept. 11, 2001. The course examines the tools used in the fight against terrorism, such as the USA PATRIOT Act, U.S. intelligence agencies, law enforcement agencies and tribunals. The course also discusses the legal and ethical impact of the "war on terrorism" on the civil liberties of U.S. citizens and noncombatants.

Advisory: To be successful in this course, students should have earned 6 credits in homeland security or have comparable knowledge and experience.

Study Methods:

     Online Courses (HLS-410-OL) Jul 2014 Aug 2014 Sep 2014 Oct 2014 Nov 2014 Dec 2014

Semester Hours: 3

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