263 sec. 001 - International Human Rights (Fall 2020)
Instructor: Saira Mohamed (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Grading Designation: Graded
Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction
ThF 11:20 AM - 12:35 PM
From August 20, 2020
To November 20, 2020
Course End: November 20, 2020
Class Number: 34475
Enroll Limit: 35
As of: 12/07 09:41 AM
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.
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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Required Books are in blue
- International Human Rights: Law and Practice
Ilias Bantekas & Lutz Oette
Edition: 3d edition 2020
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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
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