4.5 Days. Offered Once Annually. Next Offering: August 2020.
Scope: This course provides a basic understanding of the legal framework in which the intelligence community operates and the historical context with which to view, understand, and apply existing laws, regulations, and policies. Focusing on judge advocates new to this area of the law, working at the joint task force (JTF) level and below, it presents current intelligence issues including intelligence operations in cyberspace, and tactical intelligence law issues that arise in a combat zone.
Prerequisites: Military or civilian attorneys employed by the U.S. Government who provide operational law advice to commanders. Attendance is also open, on a limited basis, to U.S. Government employees assigned or pending assignment to positions requiring an understanding of intelligence law as it relates to the investigation of national security cases. Attendance is by invitation only. Potential applicants are invited to contact the International and Operational Law Department at the Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School in order to receive a course application. The course requires a SECRET security clearance, confirmation of which must be received before the course begins. Security clearances must be confirmed in writing by the sending unit’s security manager.
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