International Human Rights: Comparative Constitutional Law (JD-174CC)
This 2-credit seminar will examine individual rights from a comparative perspective. In particular, it will examine the substance and enforcement of individual rights across different constitutional systems and across different international human rights instruments. Students will learn how different constitutional and human rights courts and tribunals interpret various rights, including political rights, social and economic rights, and equal protection and due process rights. Students will write a research paper, complete a clinical project, or complete a similar project approved by the instructor. Grades are based on regular class participation and a research paper, clinical project, or other similar project approved by the instructor. Prerequisite or co-requisite: Constitutional Law II. Spring Term. Students may enroll for 2 course credits, or for one course credit and one clinical credit. With permission of the instructor, students may apply for additional Independent Research credit.

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