E-250 – International Criminal Law
This course is a writing and oral advocacy seminar for international criminal law. The course will begin with lectures addressing the foundations of international criminal law, but will quickly progress to student presentations addressing specific international criminal law issues. Each student will be required to write two papers, for a grade, and make an oral presentation to the class on at least one of those papers. The format of the papers may vary, depending on the particular subject matter. The subject matters will include the Nuremberg and Tokyo Trials, the Ad Hoc Tribunals of Yugoslavia and Rwanda, Torture, Sex Trade, Extradition, Terrorism and Piracy, Assassinations versus Targeting Killings, Narcotics Trade, and more. Students should leave the course with an overall understanding of the international criminal law system. Prerequisites: LWRA I & II, Criminal Law. Satisfies upper level writing requirement. Limited to 12 students.