Course Details

International Criminal Law

This course provides an introduction to international criminal law as it pertains to the Nuremberg and Tokyo military tribunals and the contemporary international and hybrid criminal tribunals, including the International Criminal Court, the International Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda (and their successor, the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals), the Special Court for Sierra Leone, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. Students study the sources and evolving definitions of the atrocity crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and aggression, as well as the creation, jurisprudence, and modes of participation of the tribunals.

Catalog Number: CONPUB 695
Practice Areas: Constitutional Law & ProcedureInternational Law Practice Area
Additional Course Information: International Law Conc,  Open to First Year Students,  Required for JDIHR and LLM-IHR

Course History

Spring 2023
Title: International Criminal Law
Faculty: Gassama, Ibrahim (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 70     Actual: 18

Spring 2022
Title: International Criminal Law
Faculty: Keenan, Patrick James
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 70     Actual: 36