In the 2023-2024 Supplement to National Security Law and Counterterrorism Law, Professors Dycus, Banks, Berman, Raven-Hansen, and Vladeck have curated original materials and provided analysis, case studies, notes, and questions to address a torrent of new developments in our field.
This year's 400+ page supplement covers a global pandemic, the first land war in Europe since WWII, an attack on our own Capitol on January 6, 2021, and the federal indictment of a former president under the Espionage Act, to name just a few recent developments. These very timely teaching materials underscore the separation of powers; the intersection of law, politics, and diplomacy; and the role that lawyers play in keeping us safe and free.
New to the 2023-2024 Supplement:
- An entirely new chapter devoted to domestic terrorism crimes, addressing incitement -- including Brandenburg v. Ohio -- seditious conspiracy, insurrection, treason, and the current debates about whether Congress should add a federal crime of "domestic terrorism" to the criminal code.
- A case study of the January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, exploring crimes committed by individuals who took direct part in the attack, including members of the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys, and the alleged role of former President Trump.
- The latest developments surrounding Russia's war against Ukraine, including sanctions, efforts to punish the crime of aggression, and the Justice for Victims of War Crimes Act.
- Updates from the Supreme Court's most recent term, including a case regarding the scope of liability under the Anti-Terrorism Act, Twitter v. Taamneh, and Jones v. Hendrix, a momentous addition to the jurisprudence of habeas corpus.
- Materials relating to congressional access to information, including the Presidential Records Act and former President Trump's indictment for violations of the Espionage Act and obstruction of justice.
- Materials about the D.C. Circuit's latest jurisprudence regarding the scope of the Executive's detention authority and the status of due process claims at Guant嫕amo.
These new materials are combined with updated coverage from the previous Supplement of policy regarding the U.S.-Mexico border wall; extraterritoriality and cross-border shootings; legal issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic; the domestic use of the military in protests, elections, and public health emergencies; and much more.