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|LAW 617 - International Criminal Law|
The purpose of this course is to provide an account of the basic principles governing international criminal law. Particular emphasis will be placed on the study of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the leading decisions on substantive criminal law handed down by several international tribunals, such as the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), the Nuremberg Tribunals and the International Military Tribunal for the Far East.
Topics that will be discussed include the sources of international criminal law, general principles of imputation, substantive crimes and defenses to penal liability, jurisdiction, and the basic procedural rules governing international criminal trials.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
Levels: Law-JD, Law-LLM
Schedule Types: Lecture
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