International Criminal Law

International Criminal Law

Visiting Professor Youngjae Lee
Fall 2012 course
M, T 1:10pm - 3:10pm in WCC Room 3018
4 classroom credits

This course will examine the jurisdiction of both national and international courts in respect of international crimes; the principal international crimes (such as genocide, aggression, war crimes, crimes against humanity, terrorism and torture); and the general principles of international criminal law, including legality, mens rea, individual criminal responsibility, command responsibility, superior orders, necessity, and immunity. Public International Law is helpful but is not a prerequisite. Laptops are not allowed.

Subject Areas: Criminal Law & Procedure, International, Comparative & Foreign Law