Terrorism and the Law

Course Catalog Number: 
5097
Course Credits: 
2
Course Type: 
Lecture
Course Priority: 
General Enrollment Course
Standard Courses

This course will examine terrorism legislation in the domestic, regional, and international arenas. Covered topics will include initial historical legal responses to terrorism, post-9/11 legal responses to terrorism, the indirect legal impact of terrorism legislation, state sponsored terrorism, and a comparative analysis of differing domestic terrorism laws, among others. General awareness and understanding of basic structures of international law will be presumed, in order to allow for more detailed and complex analysis of issues relevant to domestic, regional, and international responses to terrorism.