University of Pittsburgh

Selected Aspects of European Human Rights Law

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Catalog Number: 5144
1.0 Credit
Lecture
Priority: General Enrollment Course

This is a condensed one-week course that will provide an introduction to litigating human rights cases in Europe. The course will cover four primary topics:

  1. The new institutional framework for human rights in Europe;
  2. The European Convention on Human Rights in the Western Balkans;
  3. European human rights for commercial lawyers; and

Hot topics in European human rights litigation, including recent and current cases on immigration and asylum, extradition, extraordinary rendition, prisoner voting rights, and extraterritoriality and military operations.

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