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627 - International Criminal Law (2 hours)*
This class exposes students to the concepts and enforcement of international criminal law (human rights law; humanitarian law, and the influence of the common law and civil law traditions on international criminal law). Students will explore war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, and other international/transnational crimes, such as acts of terrorism. The class also explores the development of national, international and hybrid mechanisms for international criminal law enforcement, including international criminal tribunals and national prosecution.
* This course may be offered for 3 hours during some years.