Nov 27, 2021  
2018-2020 LSU Law Catalog 
    
2018-2020 LSU Law Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 5461 - Cybersecurity and Counterterrorism


Credit(s): 3
Increasing concern about terrorist threats, the proliferation of biological weapons and nuclear material, and pandemic disease have transformed the law in the United States. This course focuses on the rules governing national security investigations, apprehensions, detentions, and prosecution. Topics will include the national security infrastructure, the Fourth Amendment and domestic surveillance, security surveillance and its operation through FISA and other intelligence collection programs. This will include the use of national security surveillance in court and constitutional challenges to various aspects of national security surveillance will also be explored. The course also investigates the role of the Department of Homeland Security and the military in disaster response.



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