International Criminal Law

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Fall 2012 Course
Meets: 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 .