National Security Law

Law 374



Rigorous Writing Experience (RWE)



A study of presidential and congressional national security powers under the Constitution and case law, and the role of the courts in reviewing those powers; 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; the interrogation and detention of terrorists; prosecuting terrorists in the federal courts and in military commissions; the domestic use of the military in law enforcement; and the state secrets privilege and public access to national security information in civil litigation.

Mandatory: None

Recommended: Constitutional Law

M. Chopas (Adjunct), M. Papandrea, F. Whitney

UNC School of Law | Van Hecke-Wettach Hall | 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380 | 919.962.5106

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