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LAW2600 Terrorism and the Law
Credit Points: 15
Completion of 120 credit points for G99 (Bachelor of Counter Terrorism, Security and Intelligence) OR enrolment in K30, K50, K51, V72, V73, M78.

This unit involves a detailed examination of international and domestic legislative responses to terrorism. Students will examine the role and means by which the United Nations and security organisations respond to terrorist acts , including the conflict between demands for tighter security with historical common law rights and freedoms. Key international responses to terrorism will be covered including invasion of privacy, detention for questioning, detention without trial, torture, use of pre-emptive strikes and the suppression of the financing of terrorism.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
G99Bachelor of Counter Terrorism Security and Intelligence
K09Bachelor of Forensic Investigation
V72Bachelor of Laws
K50Bachelor of Laws
V73Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts
K51Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/04/2009 VET: 30/04/2009