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Spring 2017
LAW311  R  INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS

Course Description
This course examines the substantial body of human rights law that has emerged in the last sixty years. It will cover international human rights treaties, global and regional human rights courts and tribunals, and international human rights organizations. It will also cover issues relating to the nature of human rights (e.g., their grounds and costs, civil and political rights, economic and social rights, individual and collective rights, and cultural relativism).

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
01-17-2017 - 04-25-2017   WF  11:00 AM-12:20 PM F402

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered once every academic year

Course Information

Credits: 3
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite: None. International Law is helpful but not required
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Exam, presentation, and class participation
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes:
1L Elective
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
International & Comparative Law - Specialized
Social Justice - Specialized
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s):
Social Justice & Public Interest (Area of Focus)   More information
Social Justice & Public Interest (Concentration)   More information

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Professor(s)

NICKEL, JAMES


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: jnickel@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-4314
Office: G274