HLS 3304: Ethical and Legal Issues in Homeland Security


Highlights major ethical and legal issues of homeland security and develops methods for addressing them. Includes content on rights of privacy, the Uniting and Strenghtening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act (USA PATRIOT Act), and Title 18 of the United States Code.


  1. Apply legal principles in the area of homeland security.
  2. Interpret legal decisions affecting homeland security policies.
  3. Examine federal laws related to homeland security.
  4. Evaluate civil rights within the context of national security.
  5. Analyze homeland security ethics.
  6. Discuss legal trends in homeland security.




Ethics for public safety: Ethical and moral decision making (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: Kendall Hunt (2015)
Author: Lofthouse, C. J., & Peterson, M.
ISBN: 9781465253460
Price: $90.98

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