International Human Rights Law
The course will review the foundations of international human rights and provide an overview of the major international and regional human rights instruments and institutions. The course will also offer an opportunity to examine the mechanisms and strategies of enforcing international human rights law and the roles and activities of international institutions and nongovernmental organizations in that process. Finally, the course will also examine selected current issues in the field, including economic, social and cultural rights, development and trade, human rights and national security, international criminal and humanitarian law, democracy and self-determination, intellectual property, and women.
This upper-level substantive course will survey the theory and practice of international human rights law.
Recommended for the following Professional Pathways: Civil Rights/Civil Liberties; Government/Public Sector; Immigration; International Law/Human Rights; Law Through a Different Laws – History and Humanities
Note: This is offered as a 2 credit or a 3 credit course. Check specific semester registration details.