International Human Rights Law (JD-174)
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. This course introduces international human rights law. It examines the historical origins of human rights law, the substantive international texts and norms, and the international mechanisms that might be used to enforce it. Themes that run throughout the course may include the relationship between rights and duties, changing conceptions of statehood and sovereignty, and responses to terrorism. The course will include consideration of the United Nations human rights system and regional systems such as the European Human Rights System and the Inter-American Human Rights System, as well as domestic enforcement of human rights and the prevention of human rights violations.

Course Name: JD-174
Departments: Juris Doctor
Course Types: Seminar
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