Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

International and Comparative Law

374: Extraterritorial Law Enforcement

Credit Hours



This seminar will focus on the legal and operational issues associated with investigating and prosecuting extraterritorial criminal activities. Topics will include the emergence of transnational crime, United States extraterritorial criminal jurisdiction, and the tools used to investigate and prosecute individuals located outside of the United States and offenses occurring outside the United States. The course will discuss extraditions, undercover operations, evidence, and renditions.  Students will be evaluated on class participation, a short mid-semester paper, and final exam.