International Law & Human Rights

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3 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: RCC*; International Law (LAW 627). The course will attempt to define what is meant by the term "human rights" and the relationship of this concept to the idea of natural law and natural law and natural rights. The functions of international will be studied briefly; the role of the individual in international law will be discussed and evaluated in light of the growth of the human rights movement. U.S. policy toward human rights problems will also be examined.

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