International Human Rights   [Archived Catalog]
School of Law 2012-2013 Academic Catalog

LAW 701 - International Human Rights

Credits, 3 sem. hrs.
This is an introductory survey course on international human rights law and theory. The course will begin by analyzing the concept of human rights and its philosophical underpinnings. It will then look at the historical antecedents and current sources of international human rights law. The course will also consider global, regional, and national organizations and mechanisms for the protection of human rights.