Description: The responsibilities of different U.S. intelligence community members, the relationship between intelligence and policy-making processes, and legal foundations with particular emphasis on the intersection of national security and civil liberties will be highlighted. This provides a foundation to explore the U.S. foreign intelligence apparatus, discuss its authorities, limits, and oversight mechanisms, and also explore current legal and policy issues/controversies. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2020 Spring 2021
Prerequisite: Junior Status or higher or pursuing a certificate within the Department of Public Administration and Justice Studies