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263 sec. 1 - International Human Rights (Spring 2012)

Instructor: Saira Mohamed  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 3
Meeting Time: WTh 11:20-12:35
Meeting Location: 115

Course Start: January 11, 2012
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49847

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, and the death penalty; 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.

Exam Notes: TH
Course Category: International and Comparative Law
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
Social Justice and Public Interest

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Required Books are in blue

  • Human Rights
    Louis Henkin, Sarah Cleveland, Laurence R. Helfer, Gerald L. Neuman, Diane F. Orentlicher,
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    ISBN: 9781599412610
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined
  • Human Rights Documentary Supplement
    Louis Henkin, Gerald L. Neuman, Diane F. Orentlicher, David W. Leebron,
    Publisher: West Publishing Company
    ISBN: 9781587780547
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 5.63
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Ned's prices are unavailable at this time.

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