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Model Syllabus Two

Participants contributing to this outline:
Bill Bertrand, Leslie Gielow Jacobs, Wendy Mariner, Ed Richard, and Steve Dycus

I. Definition of Problem
   

a. Who are terrorists?

   

b. What is terrorism?

   

 

i. War/criminal acts
   

 

ii. Political context
   

 

iii. Evidence
   

c. What are weapons?

   

d. How vulnerable are we?

   

e. Types of weapons

   

 

i. Cyber
   

 

ii. Explosives
   

 

iii. Chemical
   

 

iv. Bios?Victim/Vector
   

 

v. Nuclear
   

 

vi. Radiological
   

f. Effects

   

 

i. Economic
   

 

ii. Psychological
   

g. Distinguish non-terrorist events

   

 

i. Abortion clinic bombing?
   

 

ii. West Nile
   

 

iii. SARS
   

 

iv. Tree spiking
   

 

v. Environmental
 
II. Detection/Interdiction
   

a. Federal/State Cooperation

   

b. Funding, Training and Equipment

   

c. Interagency Communication

   

d. Surveillance

   

 

i. Law Enforcement/Public Health/Intelligence
   

e. Civil vs. criminal due process

   

 

i. Sources
   

 

  1. Title III (4th Amendment)
   

 

  2. FISA (4th Amendment)
   

 

  3. Presidential Authority (4th Amendment)
   

 

  4. Regulatory Searches
   

f Border controls

   

g. AG

   

h. Immigration

   

i. Quarantine

   

j. Exclusion

 
III. Sources of authority
   

a. Constitution

   

 

i. State Police Power/Federal Powers
   

 

ii. Law Enforcement vs. Military
   

 

iii. Congressional Legislation
   

 

iv. Presidential Executive
   

 

  1. Presidential Directive
   

 

  2. Executive Orders
   

 

  3. Inherent Authority
   

 

v. Administrative Law
   

 

vi. Habeus Corpus
   

 

vii. Martial Law
   

b. International Law

   

c. States' Authority

 
IV. Consequence Management
    a. Define the Event
   

b. Sources of Authority

   

c. Planning

   

 

i. Process
   

 

ii. Content
   

 

iii. Participation
   

 

iv. Implementation
   

 

v. Training, Equipment, and Supplies
   

 

vi. Credibility
   

 

vii. Legitimacy
   

 

viii. Management of psychological effects
   

 

ix. Involvement in response
   

d. Enforcement

   

 

i. Trigger Response
   

 

ii. Communications
   

 

  1. Among Responders
   

 

  2. Agencies to Public
   

 

  3. Media Control
   

 

  4. Role of Fear
   

e. Agency Roles/Parallel Actions

   

 

i. FEMA
   

 

ii. National Guard
   

 

iii. DOJ, Dept. of Homeland Security
   

 

iv. State Health Departments
   

 

v. DOD, etc.
   

 

vi. Military
   

f. Law Enforcement

   

g. Casualty Management

   

 

i. Triage
   

 

ii. Facility Access Control
   

 

iii. Allocating Scarce Resources
   

 

iv. Health Personnel Issues
 
V. Liberty interests
   

a. Privacy

   

 

i. Informational
   

 

ii. Physical
   

b. Liberty

   

 

i. Physical
   

 

ii. Law Enforcement
   

 

iii. Disease Control
   

 

  1. Testing/Examination
   

 

  2. Detention
   

 

  3. Isolation
   

c. Preventive Detention

   

 

i. Citizen/Non?Citizen
   

 

ii. On Shore/Off Shore
   

 

  1. Cases
   

 

  a. Salerno
   

 

  b. Sexual Predator
   

 

  c. New Cases
   

 

  d. Emergency Authority
   

 

  e. School Drug Testing
   

 

  f. Kansas v. Hendricks