Law 795:  International Criminal Law

This course surveys the major international institutions and laws that can impose criminal liability on individuals. The course will consider the major international crimes, including war crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity, and torture. In addition, we will consider some aspects of terrorism. Our focus will be on international institutions such as the International Criminal Court and the International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia.

Sequence and Prerequisites:  None.

Evaluation: There will be a 3-hour exam administered during the exam period.  Class participation may constitute up to 10% of the course grade.


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