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QLLM476 Enforcement of International Criminal Law (Sem 2)

Module description

The aim of this module is to introduce students to the key institutions  responsible for the enforcement of international criminal law. Specifically, the module will look at the mechanisms that are used to establish new tribunals, including the powers of the Security Council under Chapter VII of the UN Charter. The key features of the tribunals will be studied in depth, including their jurisdiction, procedures, prosecutorial powers and the rights of victims. Although the specific tribunals covered may vary in light of developments in international law, there will be a particular focus on the International Criminal Court, the UN Ttibunals established for Yugosavia and the Special tribunals for Rwanda and Cambodia.

Prerequisites

Applicable programmes

Mode of Assessment

2.15 hour written examination

Credits

22.5 Credits

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