LAW 540A - Introduction to Human Rights Law
Instructor: Mark Blair
August 24 - October 14 • Fall 2020
Section 101/201 • 3 units • Graded • Online
In this survey course on human rights law, students will gain a foundation in sources of law, enforcement mechanisms, and fundamental human rights derived from international law. Using case studies, decisions and commentary by governmental and non-governmental bodies, scholarly writings, and policy work and featuring human rights advocates and experts, this course will provide students with a basic understanding of human rights legal principles and processes to enable them to apply these concepts to current events and human rights abuses occurring globally.