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Spring 2018
LAW311  R  INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS

Course Description
This course examines international human rights law as it has developed since 1948 (when the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was approved). It covers the main human rights treaties, the United Nations, European, and InterAmerican human rights systems, human rights courts (and cases from them), and human rights NGOs. Also offered is a quick survey of some major human rights problems and violations around the world.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
01-16-2018 - 04-25-2018   WF  11:00 AM-12:20 PM TBD

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered once every academic year

Course Information

Credits: 3
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
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