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030129 KU International Criminal Law and its Enforcement (2019W)

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

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max. 58 participants
Language: English

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Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 08.10. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 15.10. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 22.10. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 29.10. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 05.11. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 12.11. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 19.11. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 26.11. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Monday 02.12. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U21 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Tuesday 10.12. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 17.12. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 07.01. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Wednesday 08.01. 12:00 - 14:00 Hörsaal U13 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 14.01. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 21.01. 12:00 - 13:30 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1

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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 21 January 2020 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/D. Robinson/S. Vasiliev, An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure, 4th edition 2019, Cambridge University Press

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