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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....



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.


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 Antoine C

Jul 22, 2019

Awesome course, thank you

von Doris E L

Nov 01, 2019

good introductory course

von Stephanie D B G

Sep 22, 2015


von Yashasvi j

May 23, 2020

Nice Course i loved it

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May 18, 2017


von Winston A W

May 24, 2020

Excellent, thank you.

von Ericka S

Sep 28, 2016

I enjoyed this course

von Aabid A S

Jun 02, 2016

Its really Excellent.

von Amr A W

Jan 19, 2016

Excellente course. :)

von Sahil s b

May 23, 2020

Good excellent ideas

von Syed A I

Sep 02, 2015

easy and informative

von Md H B

Apr 16, 2020

It was just awesome

von Irfan A C

Oct 29, 2017

Exceptional course.

von Arogbonlo A

Dec 10, 2016

Amazingly insiteful

von Souvik S

Oct 24, 2016

There are fewintesr

von Alejandra G U

Oct 04, 2016

Highly recommended.

von K.yukeshwaran

May 23, 2020

Excellent coaching

von Anmol N

May 08, 2020

Its a Great Course

von 刘万吉

Apr 22, 2017

pretty good course

von Roberto O P

Aug 15, 2016

Excellent course,

von José R M T

Jul 12, 2016

¡Excelente curso!

von Anant S

Nov 08, 2017

very informative

von Jack M

Oct 09, 2017

Taught me a lot!


Jun 09, 2017