CourseInternational Human Rights (Substantial Paper Seminar) - Law 696N
Instructor Leslye Obiora   View Faculty Page
Units 3 - Graded


Recommended Courses:

 Public International Law


This course will introduce studens to pivotal issues, theories, and practices that inform the regime for the protection of human rights. 


 Steiner and Alston, International Human Rights in Context

Course Format

 Discussions and occaional guest lectures.

Written Assignments

 See "Additional Comments"

Type of Exam

 Substantial Paper

Basis for grading

 See "Additional Comments"

Additional Comments

 Course Requirements, Deadlines and Guidelines:

Requirements (Continuous Assessment Approach):

1. Facilitate session of choice from Week Five.

2. Submit outline and position paper for session.

3. Write (5) one-page reflections from Week Five.


1. Outline and position paper due by 5pm Sunday before class.

2. Reflection due by 5pm on day before class.

3. Final paper and exam due by 5pm on the last day of class.


1. Journals and position papers e-mailed to class via Forums.

2. Final paper/exam duly e-mailed to instructor.

3. No late submission will be accepted or recorded.

4. Films and simulations will not be allowed for facilitations.

5. School attendance and participation policy enforced.


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