JLA 347 – Justice Issues in Domestic and International Terrorism
3 semester hours
This course defines and discusses terrorism. Terrorist groups in the United States and throughout the world are examined, including an up-to-date analysis of recent attacks. Discussion will focus on the history of terrorism from both a global perspective and as it relates to U.S. interests, the different ideologies and tactics of various terrorist groups, successes and/or shortcomings of the government's response to terrorism, constitutional issues that may arise in law enforcement's efforts to thwart terrorism, and preventive measures to reduce the chance of future terrorist attacks.