HLS 3304: Ethical and Legal Issues in Homeland Security


Highlights major ethical and legal issues of homeland security and develops methods for addressing them. Includes content on rights of privacy, the Patriot Act, and Title 18 of the United States Code.


  1. Apply the legal and constitutional principles in the area of homeland security.
  2. Interpret case law, precedential, and court decisions relating to and having an effect upon homeland security policy and law.
  3. Examine federal laws related to homeland security.
  4. Appraise civil rights and human rights within the context of national security.
  5. Compare and contrast laws and ethics.
  6. Discuss ethical issues related to homeland security.




Understanding the Constitution

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett (2011)
Author: Scaros, C. E.
ISBN: 9780763758110
Price: $148.55

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