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Fall 2009 - International Human Rights Law

Dulitzky, Ariel E

Credit Hours: 3  Course ID: 348E  Unique # 28620

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
MT9:05 - 10:20 amTNH 2.123
Exam Type  Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
Take-home Thursday, December 17
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course will provide an overview of the evolution of international human rights law, including the contours of various rights, their differences from and similarities to domestic civil rights, and ongoing debates over the relationship between rights and culture.  In addition, we will examine in the various processes for the protection of human rights, including United Nations oversight bodies and regional human rights courts in Europe and Latin America.  The invocation of human rights concerns into interstate relations concerning peacekeeping, humanitarian intervention, international criminal law, and trade and investment will also be considered.

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