International Criminal Law

The course will examine the development and current state of International Criminal Law. Among other topics, it will explore the history of international criminal justice from the aftermath of World War II to the recent establishment of the International Criminal Court, the “core crimes” of international criminal law, theories of criminal liability, and available defenses. It will also investigate a number of other topical issues in international criminal law, including the crime of international terrorism, U.S. policy towards the International Criminal Court, and dilemmas of transitional justice.

Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 2:15 - 3:05 pm JON 6.207
Exam Type Date Time Alpha Range Room
Floating

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Allowed

Textbooks

  • International Criminal Law and its Enforcement - Van Scaack & Slye
      Foundation Press , edition: 3rd
      ISBN: 9781609304621   (required)