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CROL635. Legal & Ethical Issues Homeland Security

This course offers a broad-based examination of all aspects that govern and give power to U.S. national security. The legal framework included in Common Law, the U.S. Constitution and legal opinions within the branches of government will be discussed as it pertains to how different branches within the U.S. government share national security powers. There will also be a focus on the legality and ethical considerations relevant when organizing counterterrorism efforts, as well as a general discussion over investigating terrorism and the evolution of terrorist efforts and counterterrorist technology. (3 credit hours)