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International criminal justice (6 points)


Leader: Professor David Kinley

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: This subject will explore how the international community has responded to the most heinous international crimes, such as crimes against humanity, genocide, war crimes, torture, slavery, apartheid and aggression. This subject will critically analyse significant developments from a comparative perspective, and will concentrate on the adequacy of the international community's response. The rights of the victims/survivors of international crimes and the crucial question of prevention will also be explored.

Assessment: Take-home exam - maximum of 3,000 words, worth 40%. This will be a combination of a problem based fact situation and short answer questions. Research assignment - 5,000 words, worth 60%.

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