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.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
2:15 - 3:05 pm
1L and upperclass elective
International Criminal Law and its Enforcement
- Van Scaack & Slye