Human Rights Litigation

Course Catalog Number: 
5649
Course Credits: 
3
Course Type: 
Lecture
Graduation Requirements: 
International / Comparative
"W" Writing
Professional Skills
Course Priority: 
Limited Enrollment - 3rd Year Priority
Standard Courses

This course will investigate the theoretical and practical problems involved in prosecuting human rights violations in national courts. This course will discuss contemporary human rights issues generally, but will focus primarily on issues arising out of current human rights litigation and litigation involving allegations of human rights abuses in the government’s war against terrorism.