Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Courses I - L

294: International Human Rights

Credit Hours

2

Description

Perspective Elective (only when offered as a 2 credit course)

This course examines the civil, political, economic and other rights secured to individuals and groups by international law. It examines the major source of those rights, including the United Nations and regional organizations, and it discusses the substantive content of those rights. Particular attention is given to how those rights are enforced, from judicial decisions in national and international tribunals through other mechanisms developed in various international and regional settings, including the role of NGOs. No prerequisite. (Haney, Shoenberger)