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CourseInternational Human Rights - Law 659
Instructor Leslye Obiora   View Faculty Page
Units 2 - Graded


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This course will introduce students 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 occassional guest lectures.

Written Assignments

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Type of Exam

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Basis for grading

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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.
4.  Options for finals:
a.  Term paper (10 double-spaced pages)
b.  One question take-home exam (5-10 pages) OR
c.  Twelve one-page journals (in lieu of five)
1.  Outline and position paper due by 5:00 p.m. Sunday before class.
2.   Reflection due by 5:00 p.m. on day before class.
3.   Final paper and exam due by 5:00 p.m. on the last day of class.
1.  Journals and position papers e-mailed to class via list-serve.
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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