LAW7653 - European Human Rights

LAW7653 - European Human Rights

Course Number: 

7653

Type: 

Lecture

Credits: 

3

Prerequisite(s):

none

Is an introduction to the most advanced system of international law devoted to the protection of human rights. The course explores (1) the European Court and Commission of Human Rights and contrasts the European system to other forms of international legal process, and (2) the rights protected by the European Human Rights Law, e.g., protection against torture, respect for private and family life, freedom of expression, fair trial, and contrasts them to the rights protected in the United States and Canada.