Antiterrorism Seminar (3 credits)

This seminar evaluates the relationship between anti-terrorism enforcement efforts and criminal law and procedure, including definitions of terrorism, federal criminal offenses relating to terrorism, statutory procedures used in anti-terrorism investigations and prosecutions. The seminar also addresses the relationship between civilian and military authority in antiterrorism enforcement, including the detentions of material witnesses and enemy combatants, the use of military tribunals rather than civilian courts for trials of terrorists, and the use of military assets in domestic enforcement activities. Prerequisites: None