Area of Study & Practice
- Constitutional Law and Civil Rights
- Criminal Law and Procedure
- International, Transnational, and Comparative Law
JD Graduation RequirementsThis course typically satisfies all or some of the following JD graduation requirements:
National Security Law
A study of presidential and congressional national security powers under the Constitution and case law; the domestic effect of international law; the use of military force in international relations; investigating terrorism and other national security threats, with a focus on surveillance and other counter-terrorism measures; prosecuting terrorists in the federal courts; detention and trial of terrorists by military commissions; the domestic use of the military in law enforcement; public access to national security information in civil litigation; and restraints on disclosing and publishing national security information.
Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.