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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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VM

Sep 04, 2019

Muy buen cruso aprendí derecho penal internacional, litigio internacional y practiqué inglés jurídico, aspectos importantes para el ejercicio de la abogacía enfocada en lo internacional

AG

Nov 15, 2015

This course is flexible & stuffed with huge information which is really helpful to build our knowledge. Thank you very very much for providing this course.\n\nAnnesha Kar Gupta

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von Anna P

Jul 19, 2017

The best course on coursera.org. I hope it will continue.

von Natalia E

Feb 26, 2019

Excellent course, very interesting and well designed.

von Miguel B

Jun 11, 2018

me gusta solamente que me cuesta traducirlo en español

von Juan P C E

Mar 13, 2016

Excelente curso, muy interesante y muy bien planeado.

von Tahmidur R

Feb 26, 2016

Thank you for this magnificently resourceful course!

von Kwasi D

Nov 05, 2015

Enjoyed the course. Very interesting and insightful.

von Jacinthe N

Jun 17, 2018

Great, interesting, engaging and fascinating course

von Maverick A A

Sep 09, 2015

Best Course and very important to every law student

von Samantha S

Sep 05, 2015

I like the dynamic teaching style of the professor.

von Cleiton P

Sep 22, 2015

Thanks for sharing this amazing course with us.

von Bolaji S A O

Nov 01, 2017

Fantastic intro to a fascinating field of law.

von Jairo G P

May 14, 2019

It's very good and the professor is excelent!

von Edgardo G A

Nov 18, 2016

Excellet course, thanks for offering for free

von Mark J C

Aug 14, 2015

Very well structured and highly interesting !

von Iris H

Nov 25, 2018

Amazing course, very interesting and useful.

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Dec 01, 2016

Great course for any lawyer or law student.

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Oct 31, 2017

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von Benjamín D B

Jan 04, 2017

Genial, apasionante, recomendadísimo.

von Gian C T

Nov 17, 2015

Course is timely and very relevant.

von Himanshu P

Mar 19, 2017

It was a good learning experience.

von María F L

Oct 03, 2016

Muy bueno, recomendado totalmente!

von Pablo M V

Dec 21, 2017

Excelente y muy interesante curso

von Cristian A M Á

Nov 18, 2016

Excelente material. recomendable.

von Prashant S S

May 03, 2019

Very nice and informative course

von Christophe A M C B

Nov 08, 2015

A fantastic course! Thaks a lot!