Dycus, et al, National Security Law, 5th Edition (2011). I am checking on the supplement. I will update this as I get more information. The text is available used, but make sure it is the 5th edition. It has been massively rewritten since the 4th edition.
Raise and support armies
Regulation of the military
Calling up the militia
Governing state militias
Commander in Chief
Secrecy News Blog (free subscription) - an excellent source of information about national security issues.
You should check the WWW site for assignment information and course changes every day before class.
Class participation can affect your final grade.
We may have quizzes that will count toward the final grade.
The Twitter ruling, standing for the defendant, and Twitter's motion to quash.
Rand Paul on drones and bathing suits
Review the interesting links and think about current national security issues in your life.
Chapter 1 (organization of the book)
Chapter 2 (pre-constitutional history) - We will discuss this in general terms and how the constitutional framework no longer fits political reality.
Continue our discussion from class 1.
Chapter 3 This focuses on the Steel Seizure Case, which you read in Constitutional law. We will look at the particular issue of the different formulations of the law when the president wants to act in the absence of law, and in opposition to law.
Chapter 4 to p. 83. Slides
83 through Chapter 5, page 110. (revised) - study questions Slides (4) Slides (5)
Finish material from last class.
110 through 114. (statutory emergency powers - perfect timing) Study Questions Slides
National Emergency Powers
Discuss emergency powers to deal with hurricanes
Hurricane Isaac - 2012
Florida Governor's Executive Order triggering emergency powers.
Florida DOH implementation of the order
Florida Emergency Powers Laws doc
South East Louisiana Evacuation Guide
LA Emergency Response
Office of the Governor
Governor declares public health emergency to allow entry on private land
Governor takes control of motels and hotels
What it is all about
Finish discussion of the nationals security and emergency issues posed by ocean rise in Louisiana.
Finish Chapter 5. Study Questions Slides
Chapter 6 to page 142. Study Questions Slides (revised)
El-Shifa Pharmaceutical Industries Co. v. United States is the Wag the Dog case: (Clinton Timeline)
Revised assignment. Finish Chapter 6. Discuss Libyan attack and US response alternatives. Review Questions
Coverage of Libya A little history A little more
Holder Memo on state secrets Drones as state secrets
FYI - CRS, Pilotless Drones: Background and Considerations for Congress Regarding Unmanned Aircraft Operations in the National Airspace System, September 10, 2012
Finish material from last class. Slides
Updates from the national security law conference on national security and international relations. This was so important that it makes sense to talk about it about before we do the chapter on international materials.
Chapter 7 to 195. Review Questions
Finish Chapter 7. - review questions
Read Chapter 8. review questions
Chapter 9. Review Questions - temp - Nuremberg - Torture?
Legal Support to the Operational Army, January 2012 - the structure of legal services in the Army.
Finish our discussion of Chapter 9 - be prepared to discuss how you might advise soldiers in the field as to what these rules mean to them.
Chapter 10 to 286 and this short piece: The CIA's explaination of its confusion in Vietnam - review questions
Viet Nam War Resources:
Vietnam - History - Historical Atlas - War Timeline - Robert S. McNamara - Gulf of Tonkin Resolution
Indonesia - Map of Indonesia - 1950-1965 - 1965-1998
Movie about the beginning of the US involvement
Judgment at Nuremberg
Law firm salaries Turkey in Syria
Syria: Dozens Killed In Series Of Suicide Bombings In Aleppo: via HuffPost http://huff.to/SC7x0p - freedom fighters or terrorists?
Finish chapter 10 - review questions
The fall of Saigon
Chapter 11 - Review Questions
CHAPTER 14. Targeting Terrorists - questions
NYTimes: Private Army Formed to Fight Somali Pirates Leaves Troubled Legacy
CHAPTER 16. Organization and Authority of the Intelligence Community - review questions
Example of joint task force on terrorism activity
Chapter 17 - Review Questions
Chapter 18 - Review Questions
NYTimes: Man Is Charged With Plotting to Bomb Federal Reserve Bank in Manhattan
Chapter 19 - review questions
Go see Argo. A great covert action movie.
Discussion of the Cuban Missle Crisis. Worth listening to, it changed my opinion of Kennedy.
Remind me to talk about the exam.
Finish discussion of Chapter 19.
Upcoming Supreme Court arguments on the 2008 warrantless wiretap law for international calls. The argument is Monday.
We are going to do an intensive dip into administrative search theory before we return to the book. This is going to be mostly lecture, but please read the cases for your own edification. If you want to read more about this in the public health context, try this article.
Camara v. Municipal Court City and County, 387 U.S. 523 (1967)
New York v. Burger, 482 U.S. 691 (1987)
Slides (subject to revision)
Transcript of the argument from the FISA case at the USSC on Monday.
Good example of how terrorists are usually caught
Chapter 20. - Review Questions - While we will likely not get to most of it, it will be very useful to have it in your mind when we talk about how administrative searches set up FISA.Read to B. The FISA Amendments Act and the Future of Programmatic Surveillance, p.619
Questions, Chapter 21
Analysis of the 2008 FISA amendments - CRS, Amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Extended Until June 1, 2015
Finish Chapter 22 - Review questions
Read Chapter 23. We will only go through Doe (I) today. Review questions
Doe was the owner of the small ISP that got the NSL. It just happened that the NYC ACLU was one his ISP clients. Or maybe that was not just conincidence, but we cannot know because he still cannot tell you want the FBI wanted. Here is the record of the lititgation, and here is his interview on On the Media. Read the interview for class.
The militarization of America
Chapter 23 questions with added notes after Doe.
Chapter 24 Review Questions
Chapter 25. Review Questions
Chapter 42 to page 1262 Review Questions
NYTimes: Concern Grows Over Top Military Officers’ Ethics http://nyti.ms/RQfAek
Why they investigated the emails.
Remainder of the study question for Chapter 42.
Read to page 1300 review questions
Finish Chapter 43. review questions
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