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September 22
JLSA Rosh Hashanah
September 22
TAPS
September 22
TAPS
September 23
APALSA

Course Description

International Human Rights - LAW926
2 or 3 Credits

This course explores the rights asserted in international instru-ments and the manner by which they are protected under national and international laws. Topics covered include the United Nations system of human rights protection; the European Convention on Human Rights and its Commission and Court of Human Rights; the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (the Helsinki Accords); the Inter-American System of Human Rights Protection, including the Inter-American Commission and Court of Human Rights; the African system of Human and Peoples’ Rights; and International Humanitarian Law—human rights protection during armed conflicts. (No prerequisite. Satisfies Perspective Requirement.)