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MAAS-524 Human Rights Law in the Middle East
Spring for 2008-2009
Erakat, Noura
The 14-week course will be divided into three sections 1) human rights law in
substance and theory; 2) case studies; and 3) practice. It will cover the
doctrines that constitute international human rights law, the legal fora in
which those laws are enforced and/or adjudicated, the controversies surrounding the application of human rights law in the Middle East, and the politics informing the discourse of human rights in the Middle East. The students are expected to take a very active role in the course by bringing in outside readings, participating in discussions, and preparing presentations for their fellow
students.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None

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Spring '09: Erakat, N (file download)
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