LAWHONS 746 - Concepts in Law and Security

Credit points: 20 points
Offered: Full-year
Contact hours: Lectures - 2 hours per week
Coordinator: John Ip

Course description

This seminar is concerned with theoretical concepts related to law and security, and how those concepts manifest in selected post-9/11 security measures and debates about those security measures. The first semester will consist of seminars led by the lecturer, and will address topics such as the liberty/security trade-off, the normality/emergency dichotomy, due process and constitutionalism. Student papers may be written on any topic within the field, subject to the approval of the lecturer. These papers will be presented and discussed in class in the second semester.


100% on course assessment. Individual components to be advised by the lecturer at the commencement of the course.