[ ARCHIVED CATALOG ] 2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 23, 2024  
[ ARCHIVED CATALOG ] 2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRM 361 - Legal Issues in Counter-Terrorism

3 credits
Crosslisted: POL 361  
Prerequisite(s):   and CRM 220  
This course provides a comprehensive overview of legal issues attendant to international terrorism. In particular, students will examine the "War on Terror" and the tension between approaches based on criminal law enforcement versus a military or warrior basis. A special emphasis will be placed on the interrelationship between United States law and international law and agreements. The course will address current efforts in counter-terrorism, with special emphasis on recent federal prosecutions for terrorist acts or aiding terrorist organizations. As a criminal justice course, this study will include historical and political information and current, relevant information on counter-terrorism objectives and methods.