614 - International Protection of Human Rights (3)

This course explores the law governing the international protection of human rights and the institutional mechanisms through which such protection may be achieved; Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the role of the United Nations; the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; genocide, and human rights issues relating to armed conflict, refugees, and reconciliation; treaties and non-treaty arrangements, including international criminal prosecutions; European Convention on Human Rights and other regional systems of protection; activities of non-governmental organizations; enforcement of human rights standards within the United States.