2019-2020 Catalog

DWA 243 Law, War Crimes, and Transnational Politics

This course will focus on the international community's efforts since World War II to bring an end to impunity for those who violate fundamental human rights and humanitarian norms. International efforts to bring violators to justice, from Nuremberg to the International Criminal Court will be the primary focus of the class. The class will also discuss more recent efforts to bring civil lawsuits against individuals and corporations for their complicity in human rights violations.


4 units