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263 sec. 001 - International Human Rights (Fall 2024)

Instructor: Saira Mohamed  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 3
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Meeting:

MW 2:10 PM - 3:25 PM
Location: Law 170
From August 19, 2024
To December 02, 2024

Course Start: August 19, 2024
Course End: December 02, 2024
Class Number: 32561

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 30
Waitlisted: 16
Enroll Limit: 50
As of: 07/13 11:57 PM


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; 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: (F) In-class final exam
Exam Length: 4 hours
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: 3rd ed., 2020
    Publisher: Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 9781108711753
    e-Book Available: Unknown
    Price: $50.99
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