The Role of Criminal Justice in Terrorism
Union Institute and University
CJM 304
(Classroom Version)

 

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Course Calendar
 
Arcadia Spring/Summer 2008 (Session II)
 
Brea Fall 2007 (Session II)
 
Twin Towers Fall 2007 (Session II)

 

Arcadia Spring/Summer 2008 (Session II)

Week

Date

Activity

Assignment Due

Readings

Module One

One

6/25/08

Course Orientation, Group Project Instructions, Select individual presentations, first half of Battle of Algiers

None

1. Understanding Terrorism (Poland)
a. Chapter One: Concepts of Terror and Terrorism
b. Chapter Two: Historical Antecedents of Terrorism and Violence
c. Chapter Five: Designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations: The "A List."
2. Terrorism (Snowden & Whitsel)
a. Chapter One: Identity and the Terrorist Threat: An Interpretive and Explanatory
Model
b. Chapter Two: The Changing Face of American Terrorism
c. Chapter Five: Implementing Justice through Terror and Destruction: Ecoterror's
Violent Agenda to "Save" Nature.
d. Chapter Ten: The Right to Revise History: The Institute for Historical Review
E. Chapter Fourteen: Zealous Before the Lord: The Construction of Christian Identity
Theology

 

Two

7/2/08

Group Project Topic Selection, second half of Battle of Algiers, roundtable discussion of video, lecture

Paper One

1. Understanding Terrorism (Poland)
a. Chapter Six: The Dynamics of Hostage Taking and Negotiation
b. Chapter Seven: Terrorism and Bombing
c. Chapter Eight: Suicide Bombers: A Global Problem
2. Terrorism (Snowden & Whitsel)
a. Chapter Six: Islamic Extremists: How do they Mobilize Support?
b. Chapter Seven: An Analysis of Organizational Characteristics for Groups use
Radiological Weapons of Mass Victimization
c. Chapter Eight: Steganography and Terrorism: An Introduction to Data Hiding
and its use in Terrorist activities
d. WMD Yesterday's News: The WMD Terrorism Threat Today.
e. Leaderless Resistance: Are Terrorist Groups a Thing of the Past?

Module Two

Three

7/9/08

No Class (Work as a group on panel assignment, work on individual presentations)

None


 

Four

7/16/08

Individual Presentations, Lecture

Individual Presentations

 

Module Three

Five

7/23/08

No Class (Work as a group on panel assignment)

 None

1. Understanding Terrorism (Poland)
a. Chapter Three: Violence and Terrorism: The Role of the Mass Media
b. Chapter Nine: Counterterrorist Measures: The Response
2. Terrorism (Snowden & Whitsel)
a. Chapter Four: The Diplomacy of Counterterrorism: Lessons Learned, Lessons
Ignored
b. Chapter Nine: Interpol and the Policing of International Terrorism:
Developments and Dynamics since September 11.
c. Chapter Nineteen: Planning for Campus Security after September 11: One
University's Experience
d. Chapter Twenty: Post 9/11: Are we Really Safer Now?
3. The National Response Plan is available on the internet.
 

Six

8/6/08

Lecture

Paper Two

 

Module Four

Seven

8/13/08

No Class (Work as a group on panel assignment)

None

  Understanding Terrorism (Poland)
a. Chapter Four: The Palestine Question and Al Qaeda
b. Chapter Ten: The Future of Terrorism
2. Terrorism (Snowden & Whitsel)
a. Chapter Eleven: New Age Groups and Public Order
b. Chapter Fifteen: Security-Threat Groups: The Threats Posed by
White-Supremacist Organizations
c. Chapter Seventeen: Extremism in the Military: The Burmeister Case and
Policy Response.
d. Chapter Eighteen: Rural Radical Religion: Christian Identity Movement
and Community Militias.
 

Eight

12/12/07

Group Panel Discussions, Wrap-Lecture, course evaluation.

Panel Presentations

 

Brea Spring/Summer 2008 (Session II)

Week

Date

Activity

Assignment Due

Readings

Module One

One

6/23/08

Course Orientation, Group Project Instructions, Select individual presentations, first half of Battle of Algiers

None

1. Understanding Terrorism (Poland)
a. Chapter One: Concepts of Terror and Terrorism
b. Chapter Two: Historical Antecedents of Terrorism and Violence
c. Chapter Five: Designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations: The "A List."
2. Terrorism (Snowden & Whitsel)
a. Chapter One: Identity and the Terrorist Threat: An Interpretive and Explanatory
Model
b. Chapter Two: The Changing Face of American Terrorism
c. Chapter Five: Implementing Justice through Terror and Destruction: Ecoterror's
Violent Agenda to "Save" Nature.
d. Chapter Ten: The Right to Revise History: The Institute for Historical Review
E. Chapter Fourteen: Zealous Before the Lord: The Construction of Christian Identity
Theology

Two

6/30/08

Group Project Topic Selection, second half of Battle of Algiers, roundtable discussion of video, lecture

Paper One

 

Module Two

Three

7/7/08

No Class (Work on presentations, work as a group on panel assignment)
 

None

1. Understanding Terrorism (Poland)
a. Chapter Six: The Dynamics of Hostage Taking and Negotiation
b. Chapter Seven: Terrorism and Bombing
c. Chapter Eight: Suicide Bombers: A Global Problem
2. Terrorism (Snowden & Whitsel)
a. Chapter Six: Islamic Extremists: How do they Mobilize Support?
b. Chapter Seven: An Analysis of Organizational Characteristics for Groups use
Radiological Weapons of Mass Victimization
c. Chapter Eight: Steganography and Terrorism: An Introduction to Data Hiding
and its use in Terrorist activities
d. WMD Yesterday's News: The WMD Terrorism Threat Today.
e. Leaderless Resistance: Are Terrorist Groups a Thing of the Past?

 

Four

7/14/08

Individual Presentations, Lecture

Individual Presentations

 

Module Three

Five

7/21/08

No Class (Work as a group on panel assignment)

 None

1. Understanding Terrorism (Poland)
a. Chapter Three: Violence and Terrorism: The Role of the Mass Media
b. Chapter Nine: Counterterrorist Measures: The Response
2. Terrorism (Snowden & Whitsel)
a. Chapter Four: The Diplomacy of Counterterrorism: Lessons Learned, Lessons
Ignored
b. Chapter Nine: Interpol and the Policing of International Terrorism:
Developments and Dynamics since September 11.
c. Chapter Nineteen: Planning for Campus Security after September 11: One
University's Experience
d. Chapter Twenty: Post 9/11: Are we Really Safer Now?
3. The National Response Plan is available on the internet.
 

Six

7/28/08

Lecture

Paper Two

 

Module Four

Seven

8/4/08

No Class (Work as a group on panel assignment)

None

 Understanding Terrorism (Poland)
a. Chapter Four: The Palestine Question and Al Qaeda
b. Chapter Ten: The Future of Terrorism
2. Terrorism (Snowden & Whitsel)
a. Chapter Eleven: New Age Groups and Public Order
b. Chapter Fifteen: Security-Threat Groups: The Threats Posed by
White-Supremacist Organizations
c. Chapter Seventeen: Extremism in the Military: The Burmeister Case and
Policy Response.
d. Chapter Eighteen: Rural Radical Religion: Christian Identity Movement
and Community Militias.
 

Eight

8/11/08

Group Panel Discussions, Wrap-Lecture, course evaluation.

Panel Presentations, including paper

 

Twin Towers Spring/Summer 2008 (Session II)

Week

Date

Activity

Assignment Due

Readings

Module One

One

6/24/08

Course Orientation, Group Project Instructions, Select individual presentations, first half of Battle of Algiers

None

 1. Understanding Terrorism (Poland)
a. Chapter One: Concepts of Terror and Terrorism
b. Chapter Two: Historical Antecedents of Terrorism and Violence
c. Chapter Five: Designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations: The "A List."
2. Terrorism (Snowden & Whitsel)
a. Chapter One: Identity and the Terrorist Threat: An Interpretive and Explanatory
Model
b. Chapter Two: The Changing Face of American Terrorism
c. Chapter Five: Implementing Justice through Terror and Destruction: Ecoterror's
Violent Agenda to "Save" Nature.
d. Chapter Ten: The Right to Revise History: The Institute for Historical Review
E. Chapter Fourteen: Zealous Before the Lord: The Construction of Christian Identity
Theology

Two

7/1/08

Group Project Topic Selection, second half of Battle of Algiers, roundtable discussion of video, lecture

Paper One

 

Module Two

Three

7/8/08

No Class (Work on presentations, work as a group on panel assignment)
 

None

1. Understanding Terrorism (Poland)
a. Chapter Six: The Dynamics of Hostage Taking and Negotiation
b. Chapter Seven: Terrorism and Bombing
c. Chapter Eight: Suicide Bombers: A Global Problem
2. Terrorism (Snowden & Whitsel)
a. Chapter Six: Islamic Extremists: How do they Mobilize Support?
b. Chapter Seven: An Analysis of Organizational Characteristics for Groups use
Radiological Weapons of Mass Victimization
c. Chapter Eight: Steganography and Terrorism: An Introduction to Data Hiding
and its use in Terrorist activities
d. WMD Yesterday's News: The WMD Terrorism Threat Today.
e. Leaderless Resistance: Are Terrorist Groups a Thing of the Past?

 

Four

7/15/08

Individual Presentations, Lecture

Individual Presentations, Lecture

 

Module Three

Five

7/22/08

No Class (Work as a group on panel assignment)

 None

1. Understanding Terrorism (Poland)
a. Chapter Three: Violence and Terrorism: The Role of the Mass Media
b. Chapter Nine: Counterterrorist Measures: The Response
2. Terrorism (Snowden & Whitsel)
a. Chapter Four: The Diplomacy of Counterterrorism: Lessons Learned, Lessons
Ignored
b. Chapter Nine: Interpol and the Policing of International Terrorism:
Developments and Dynamics since September 11.
c. Chapter Nineteen: Planning for Campus Security after September 11: One
University's Experience
d. Chapter Twenty: Post 9/11: Are we Really Safer Now?
3. The National Response Plan is available on the internet.
 

Six

7/29/08

Lecture

Paper Two

 

Module Four

Seven

8/5/08

No Class (Work as a group on panel assignment)

None

 Understanding Terrorism (Poland)
a. Chapter Four: The Palestine Question and Al Qaeda
b. Chapter Ten: The Future of Terrorism
2. Terrorism (Snowden & Whitsel)
a. Chapter Eleven: New Age Groups and Public Order
b. Chapter Fifteen: Security-Threat Groups: The Threats Posed by
White-Supremacist Organizations
c. Chapter Seventeen: Extremism in the Military: The Burmeister Case and
Policy Response.
d. Chapter Eighteen: Rural Radical Religion: Christian Identity Movement
and Community Militias.
 

Eight

8/12/08

Group Panel Discussions, Wrap-Lecture, course evaluation.

Panel Presentations, including paper

 

 

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