01:202:312 Crimes Against Humanity
Description:  Applies the concept of "crimes against humanity," as developed at the Nuremberg trials, to an analysis of similar events.
Prerequisites: 01:202:201
Course Synopsis: Professor HINDS: This course is designed to explore the relationship between International Criminal Justice and the maintenance of World Peace. The materials therefore center on evolving concepts of International Humanitarian Law and International Jurisprudence.

Students who complete this course should understand and be able to articulate, both orally and in writing, the core theoretical concepts that form the foundation of analysis and research in International Humanitarian Law and International Crimes: more specifically, Crimes Against Peace, Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity. Students should be able to use critical thinking, factual inquiry, and the scientific approach to solve problems.

Students should develop an understanding of the Legal, Political, and Policy making processes that affect International Criminal Justice in various jurisdictions. Finally, students are expected to become familiar with the institutional structures and latest developments in the field in order to engage meaningfully in debate about current public policy issues, impacting on International Criminal Justice and World Peace.
Current Syllabus:

Spring 2014 HINDS
Spring 2014 Paper Topics and Outline

Previous Syllabi:

Spring 2013 HINDS
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Spring 2011 HINDS