L8291 S. Advanced Human Rights Practicum

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
A prior course in international human rights law is required.

Instructor Co-requisites
None

Recommended Courses
None

Other Limitations
None

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • Students will enhance their theoretical and practical understanding of the institutional design, procedures, and functioning of human rights oversight mechanisms.
  • Students will develop practical skills relating to human rights situations in particular countries and engaging in advocacy before human rights mechanisms.
  • Students will develop research, writing, and analytic skills relating to the comparative jurisprudence of the Human Rights Committee and other human rights courts and mechanisms.

General Information

Type: Seminar
Level: Upperclass
Additional Attributes: Experiential Credit