International Criminal Law and Human Rights

Gain a critical introduction to international criminal justice and examine the sources, systems, and foundations of international criminal law. Explore the role of international criminal law in promoting and protecting human rights; the legal value and authority of declarations, treaties, decisions, and judgments; and the interaction between law and politics, with particular focus on international criminal prosecutions at the International Criminal Court (ICC) and various tribunals. Analyze how international criminal law fits into the broader discourse of human rights.
 
 
COURSE TOPICS:
 

  • Origins of International Criminal Justice
  • International Criminal Violations: Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity, War Crimes and the Crime of Aggression
  • The Emergence of International Criminal Tribunals
  • Hybrid Criminal Tribunals
  • The Development of the International Criminal Court
  • Alternatives to International Criminal Justice and the Future of International Criminal Law

 
This course is eligible towards the completion of the Certificate in Global Affairs . Bundle your coursework and earn a professional credential that communicates knowledge and skills gained. Declared Certificate students receive 10% off of courses within the program. 
 

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You'll Walk Away with

  • An introduction to international criminal justice
  • Knowledge of the sources, systems, and foundations of international criminal law
  • The role of international criminal law within the broader discourse of human rights

Ideal for

  • Those interested in learning more about international criminal law and human rights
  • Students with no prior experience in international criminal law

1 section

  • Spring 2023

    • Section

      001
    • Semester

      Spring 2023
    • Date

      Feb 8 - Mar 15
    • Day

      Wednesday
    • Time

      6:00PM-9:00PM
      • Online
    • Format

      Online
      • Online
    • Sessions

      6
    • Faculty

      TBA
    • Location

      Instructor Led