LLM-ICJ: International Crime and Justice
This course offers an in-depth introduction followed by subject-specific studies in all the major themes, treaties and organizations related to international crime and justice.
In particular, the course covers:
- the international legal system
- the ICJ
- the ICC
- regional or specialized courts
- other mechanisms of international cooperation and enforcement.
The overall objective is to provide an in-depth introduction and overview of international crime in the context of legal systems, comparative studies, current issues, relevant actors and practical processes.
The course’s goal is to provide the level expected for an internationally recognized LLM program.
Upon completion of this course, the student is expected to able to:
- explain how criminal investigations are conducted internationally
- how comparative international law applied to criminal law is relevant to international crime and justice
- describe the main actors and their roles
- engage current events in the light of the knowledge base provided in the textbooks assigned for study.