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263 sec. 001 - International Human Rights (Fall 2020)

Instructor: Saira Mohamed  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 3

Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.

Meeting:

    ThF 11:20 AM - 12:35 PM
    Location: Internet/Online
    From August 20, 2020
    To November 20, 2020

Course Start: August 20, 2020
Course End: November 20, 2020
Class Number: 34475

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 34
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 35
As of: 11/30 07:07 PM


This course critically examines the international laws, actors, and institutions that play a role in the protection of human rights. The course includes discussion of conceptual foundations of human rights; the substantive protections of human rights law and the limits of the law in areas including the death penalty, systematic racism, and freedom of speech; 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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Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: International and Comparative Law
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Social Justice and Public Interest

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Books:
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  • International Human Rights: Law and Practice
    Ilias Bantekas & Lutz Oette
    Edition: 3d edition 2020
    Publisher: Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781108717753
    e-Book Available: Yes
    e-Book procurement note: https://www.amazon.com/International-Human-Rights-Law-Practice-ebook-dp-B0868QGKFN/dp/B0868QGKFN/ref=mt_other?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=1596578061
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $52.99
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Law-school Bookstore prices are unavailable at this time.

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