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National Security Law Research Guide

This guide covers U.S. military, espionage, homeland security, and classification/declassification law.

Introduction

This guide is intended as a starting point for research in U.S. federal military and national security law. It includes both primary and secondary materials, in both print and electronic formats. It covers topics such as military justice, border security, federal emergency and war powers, intelligence law, and the USA PATRIOT and Homeland Security Acts. It does not cover veterans' law or state laws such as the state emergency powers acts. It also excludes international law. Other library research guides that might be of interest to you include:

  1. Arms Control
  2. Aviation Law
  3. Immigration Law
  4. Maritime & Admiralty Law
  5. Refugee Protection
  6. Treaty Research
  7. United Nations
  8. War Crimes