International Criminal Law – 6611

This course will cover developments in the prosecution of mass atrocity by international and hybrid criminal tribunals. It will discuss the history and development of the field of international criminal law from Nuremberg to the ICC; the sources of international criminal law; and jurisdiction over the investigation and prosecution of international crimes. The course will examine the elements of the international crimes of genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and aggression. It will also analyze recent developments in international criminal justice, including victim participation, sentencing, and reparations.

Course Equivalency

Students may NOT earn credit if LAW 6648 International Criminal Law was previously completed.

Subject Area
Criminal Justice *
Human Rights *
International Law *
Student Year
Upper Division
Grade base
A - F
Course type