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Spring 2014
7329 SEM: Human Rights - PAUST- 18773

Professor(s): Jordan Paust (EMERTI)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: International Law 

Time: 6:00p-7:30p  TTh  Location: TUII-121 

Course Outline: Seminar description:
Human Rights Seminar (Prof. Paust) (3 units)

The seminar will address the nature, sources and types of human rights; past forms of and possibilities for domestic incorporation and litigation of human rights law and the primacy of international or domestic laws in case of conflict. Attention will also be paid to international and domestic arrangements designed to promote better implementation of human rights. Particular attention will be paid to the major international human rights instruments and to issues concerning inhumane treatment and forced disappearance of individuals. A paper is required.

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Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   Quota= 12

Prerequisites:  N/A

First Day Assignments: Read pages 3-17.

Final Exam Schedule:    

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Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: Yes

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