Aug 25, 2019  
2018-2019 Law School Student Handbook 
    
2018-2019 Law School Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LLM - 383T Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism


2 unit(s)
The word “terrorism” has a complex connotation in International Law. This course will examine the differences between terrorism, insurgency, and armed conflict, as well as the effectiveness of existing counter-terrorism laws. This course will explore the origin of terrorism and motivations behind terrorist acts, introduce students to the efforts by the United Nations and its member States to combat terrorism by state and non-state actors, evaluate the international obligations, duties and sanctions imposed on terrorist organizations, and examine the effectiveness of counter-terrorism laws. This course counts toward completion of the Upper Division Writing Requirement.


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