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263 sec. 1 - International Human Rights Law (Spring 2011)
Instructor: Saira Mohamed (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Meeting Time: TuTh 11:20-12:35
Meeting Location: 170
Course Start: January 11, 2011
Course Control Number (1Ls): 51203
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 51158
This course critically examines the international and domestic laws, actors, and institutions that play a role in the protection of human rights. The course includes discussion of conceptual foundations of human rights; controversial topics in human rights law, such as humanitarian intervention, universal jurisdiction, the death penalty, and extraordinary rendition; international, regional, and national mechanisms for the interpretation, implementation, and enforcement of human rights, including civil, criminal, and non-legal methods of redress; and challenges to human rights enforcement and strategies for promoting protection of human rights.
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Required Books are in blue
- Human Rights
Louis Henkin, Sarah H. Cleveland, Laurence R. Helfer, Gerald L. Neuman, Diane F. Orentlicher
Edition: Second Edition 2009
Publisher: Foundation Press
Copyright Date: To Be Determined
Price: To Be Determined