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030129 KU International Criminal Law and its Enforcement (2018W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

max. 40 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 09.10. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 16.10. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 23.10. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 30.10. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 06.11. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 13.11. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 20.11. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 27.11. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 04.12. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 11.12. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 08.01. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 15.01. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 22.01. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Monday 11.03. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U12 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course will enable students to understand the key concepts of international criminal law (ICL) as a branch of international law and its institutional framework. It will familiarize them with the contemporary ICL discourse, including divergent interpretations of legal questions and policy considerations.
Topics include the evolution and doctrinal foundation of ICL; the concept of individual criminal responsibility; genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, the crime of aggression; enforcement mechanisms on national and international levels, with a special emphasis on the International Criminal Court; transitional justice.
The course will be taught interactively, using a combination of lectures and class discussions.

Assessment and permitted materials

Final written exam on 22 January 2019 plus class participation.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Preparation and active participation in class (30 per cent); final written exam (70 per cent).

Examination topics

Topics addressed in class, as reflected in slides and in the required readings.

Reading list

Syllabus and a reader will be available on Moodle.
Textbooks:
-) G. Werle/F. Jessberger, Principles of International Criminal Law, 3rd Edition 2014, Oxford University Press
-) R. Cryer/H. Friman/D. Robinson/E. Wilmshurst, An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure, 3rd Edition 201, Cambridge University Press

Association in the course directory

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