International Criminal Law

Course Information

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Meeting Times

Day Time Location
TUE, WED, THU 2:15 - 3:05 pm JON 6.207

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Floating take-home exam


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.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

International Criminal Law and its Enforcement *
Van Scaack & Slye
Foundation Press , edition: 3rd
ISBN: 9781609304621


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