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College of Law

International Human Rights Law

Course Number: 6775
Professor: Noah B. Novogrodsky
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Fall
Required: No
Prerequisites: Students must have completed their first year of law school.
Recommended Courses: International Law

Course Overview: An examination of norms, institutions and select problems relating to international human rights law. The course will address civil and political rights questions (including the expanded use of international criminal law as a means of enforcing universal values), social and economic rights (including access to medicines) and select group rights issues (including indigenous rights).

Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
Course Format: Seminar discussion with occasional lectures.
Written Assignments:
Type of Exam: N/A
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Final paper or a series of reaction papers (75%); Participation (25%).
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