May 23, 2018  
2017-2018 Texas Tech School of Law Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Texas Tech School of Law Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 6328 - Intelligence Law


Examines the development of intelligence law beginning with the creation of the CIA in 1947. Explores identification, examination and analysis of current legal questions that face governments, intelligence practitioners, citizens and persons in the United States. Review of Constitutional, statutory, and executive authorities that govern the intelligence community; intelligence structures of the United States and other countries; natural tension between law enforcement and intelligence activities and surveillance of persons in a constitutional democracy; and FISA and data mining activities. Examines changes instituted with the USA PATRIOT ACT of 2001 and the Intelligence Reform Act of 2004 in the context of post 9/11 changes in the federal structure for handling intelligence. Litigation against U.S. intelligence, surveillance, wiretaps and espionage complete the scope of the course.

Credits: 3



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