Spring 2012 Course Schedule

Political Crime & Terrorism (LAW-713-001)

Meets: 06:00 PM - 07:50 PM (T) - Room 130

Enrolled: 6 / Limit: 25

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Political crimes and terrorism, including treason, sedition, espionage, political dissent, civil disobedience, draft resistance, and political struggles of Native Americans, labor, and women; sociopsychological profile of the political offender; causes of political crime; governmental measures for the suppression of political crime and subversion, including surveillance, wiretapping, deportation, extradition, outlawing of political parties, detention camps, loyalty oaths, and conspiracy trials; and comparative and international aspects of political crime and terrorism.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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Text: Kittrie & Wedlock, The Tree of Liberty (Johns Hopkins Press, Revised Ed., Vol. 1 and 2, 1998) Generally out of print now. Copies will be available for purchase at first class. Supplemental Reading: (to be placed on My Law)

First Class Readings

Political Crime in Europe p 18-36 and Rebels with a Cause p xv-xxiv and 1-18. Both documents now posted to MyWCL.