May 20, 2018  
2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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LAW 510/5210 - Introduction to International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (3 cr.)



Description
This gateway course provides an overview of the substance and some of the mechanisms of international human rights and humanitarian law. The course covers the doctrinal, institutional, methodological and theoretical bases of human rights law and international humanitarian law and offers an introduction to the substantive development of the corpus of human rights and humanitarian law, through the case-law of the international, regional, and domestic monitoring and judicial authorities on selected issues of substance or procedure (varying interpretations of given substantive political, social and economic rights, standards of evidence in human rights law, universal jurisdiction, definition of terrorism in human rights and humanitarian law, etc).



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