Int'l Criminal Law (JD-136)
This course has prerequisites of Lawyering Skill I and II, Contract I and II, Criminal Law, Civil Pro.I, and Con. Law I, Property and Torts. International criminal law is among the most rapidly growing fields of the law. New international institutions are generating a vacancy for young professionals at the entry level stage. This course covers the foundations of international criminal law as well as current issues. It includes international aspects of national criminal law, such as jurisdiction and extradition, as well as international prosecutions for genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. Can Donald Rumsfeld be prosecuted by the International Criminal Court for alleged crimes in Iraq? Do the atrocities in Darfur fall within the legal definition of genocide? Can Belgium issue an international arrest warrant Ariel Sharon? These are just some of the issues examined in this course.

Course Name: JD-136
Departments: Juris Doctor
Course Types: Seminar
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