Rule of Law in Wartime

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
MON, TUE, WED 10:30 - 11:20 am TNH 2.123

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final December 10, 2007 1:30 pm A-Z in 2.140

Description

This course surveys several important legal developments in the Global War on Terror. Topics covered will include the "law of war"; the designation of persons as "enemy combatants" and the legal consequences of such designation; military tribunals; wartime detention; interrogation; and the role of the judiciary in time of war. Each issue will be analyzed by reference to a variety of legal materials including: regulations, statutes, constitutional law, and international law. Grades will be based on final examination. This course may not be repeated for credit.