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-- About the Course -- From the Nuremberg trial to the case against Saddam Hussein, from the prosecution of Al-Qaeda terrorists to the trial of Somali pirates – no area of law is as important to world peace and security as international criminal law. Taught by one of the world’s leading experts in the field, this course will educate students about the fundamentals of international criminal law and policy. We will explore the contours of international crimes such as genocide, war crimes, terrorism, and piracy. We will examine unique modes of international criminal liability and specialized defenses. And we will delve into the challenges of obtaining custody of the accused and maintaining control of the courtroom. -- Course Syllabus -- This course comprises eight units (or "modules"). Each will include an assigned reading, typically an article or book chapter, as well as a simulation designed to bring the readings to life. I will also offer video lectures on each of the topics, accompanied by slides. In addition, there will be online role-play exercises and debates, enabling the students to share their own insights. The order of class sessions will be: (1) History: From Nuremberg to The Hague (2) International Crimes Part 1: War Crimes, Genocide, Crimes against Humanity, and Torture (3) International Crimes Part 2: Terrorism and Piracy (4) Special modes of liability: command responsibility, co-perpetration, and incitement (5) Special defenses: insanity, obedience to orders, duress, and head of state immunity (6) Gaining custody of the accused: extradition, luring, abduction, and targeted killing (7) Pre-Trial Issues: plea bargaining, self-representation, and exclusion of torture evidence (8) Maintaining control of the courtroom -- Recommended Background -- You don’t have to be a lawyer and there are no prerequisites for this course. However, the course will be conducted at the level expected of advanced undergraduate students. Therefore, for all participants, reading and writing comfortably in English at the undergraduate college level is desirable. -- Suggested Readings -- Students should read the assigned online materials for each unit in advance of the class session. In addition, students are invited to subscribe to “War Crimes Prosecution Watch,” a free bi-weekly e-newsletter that summarizes the latest developments in the field of international criminal law. -- Course Format -- This course is made up of eight content units. Each unit is based on an online reading assignment, a video lecture of about one hour in length, and one or more role play exercises to stimulate on-line discussion. The course also offers in-video enrichment quizzes (ungraded) for each unit, a ten question multiple choice midterm diagnostics exam (ungraded), and a ten question True/False Final Exam. -- FAQ-- How will this course be graded? This course is graded on completion. In order to complete the course each student must: (1) finish each module (or “lesson”); (2) write at least one essay response of 200 words or more for at least one simulation throughout the course; and (3) get a score of 6 out of 10 or better on the Final Exam. What resources will I need for this course? For this course, all you need is an Internet connection, and the time to read and discuss the exciting materials available online. What is the coolest thing about this course? The topics we will be discussing are ripped from the headlines. The topics are often controversial and thought-provoking, and always exciting....

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MK

Apr 11, 2020

The course is very informative and concise, yet it does not leave details that is necessary for nouvelle learners like me, who are interested to delve into understanding International Criminal Law.

SA

Mar 16, 2020

This was one of the best courses I ever had. I was too much into this course. I learned a lot I don't have law background but Professor explained everything very well. Thank you :)

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von Akshaykumar G

Apr 13, 2020

Thank you so much sir for giving me wonderful opportunity to learn about international criminal law

von Delon P

May 03, 2020

The course is very informative. It is made more interesting by the instructor Mr. Michael Scharf.

von Chinedu C

Aug 12, 2019

This course is rich and insightful. It made me decide to take more courses in the Law discipline.

von VICTOR H N P

Aug 06, 2019

Es un curso muy completo, el cual recomiendo cursar en su totalidad, el aprendizaje es continuo.

von Aine M

Nov 25, 2015

Very good, enjoyable and incredibly useful in understanding the international community's way of

von abigail q

Nov 14, 2015

I think the professor is remarkable and all the material is absolutely good! thank you so much!

von Sabrina D

Aug 17, 2019

Very informative and interesting. I loved the video lectures, and the hand outs were also good.

von Abiola A

May 28, 2018

Great learning experience. Both video and text lectures were so explanatory and interesting.

von Matias G R R

Mar 11, 2019

Interesting topics, well explained with great examples and participation in the simulations

von Jegan r J

Apr 20, 2020

thanks a lot for providing such a great opty to obtain knwg abt international criminal law

von AYAD S A

Nov 01, 2019

The important course was faithful to many legal skills and important information Thank you

von BROUSSARD E

May 01, 2017

The fictional case proposed at the final step (quizz) is a really imaginative. Thank you.

von 나연 고

Aug 14, 2015

It's very good!!! By taking this course, I learned lots about international criminal laws

von Mohamed H M

Feb 19, 2018

I am very happy to have benefited a lot to this course and thank you for the opportunity

von Muhammed M

Apr 02, 2019

i really learnt those things which was away from me and also enjoyed a lot this course.

von Rachel B

Apr 06, 2017

Fantastic course! I learned a lot about the fundamentals of International Criminal Law.

von Jose G R

Jan 18, 2017

Gran curso que te acerca de manera inmejorable a esta rama especifica del Derecho Penal

von R.T.Sameera S

Aug 08, 2015

This is a wonderful Course this really helpful to my future and nicely presented.Thanks

von Preethy A M

Oct 06, 2017

Really informative . First hand knowledge of the course co-ordinator was very useful.

von Shailendra S

Aug 10, 2015

Being in the profession of physical security, I found this subject very helpful.

Thanks

von Sebastián S H

May 10, 2020

Great Online Course, the videos with practical examples are clear and really helpful.

von Phillip D

Sep 01, 2018

Excellent source of information, clearly articulated by the professor in the videos.

von DIEGO V O

Apr 22, 2019

Excelente curso nos despeja muchas dudas de cómo se maneja el derecho internacional

von Jeanette

Dec 03, 2019

Excelentes las explicaciones, videos, foros, correcciones. Recomendado totalmente!

von Diego I B S

Apr 30, 2018

excelente curso!!, con contenidos de primera que permiten ampliar el concocimiento