All VLS Courses
Applied Human Rights Seminar
An advanced international human rights law course in which students engage in research on cutting-edge issues in human rights law and policy for non-governmental organizations and inter-governmental organizations under the supervision of the professor.
Current Topics in International Law
This seminar will provide a vehicle for exploring "hot topics" in international law, with the specific focus shifting from year to year.
International Human Rights
Provides an introduction to international human rights law and procedures. It examines what are "human rights" and explores the law of treaty interpretation, how human rights law is incorporated into domestic legal systems, and the role of international governmental organizations, international and regional courts, and non-governmental organizations in protecting human rights.
This course provides an introduction to international law and the international legal system. Using real-world examples, it examines the processes through which international law is made, interpreted and applied, exploring the role of states as well as that of international bodies, non-governmental organizations, and corporations. The application of international law in domestic legal systems is examined, as is the reach of domestic law in the international arena.
This course presents the study of the legal protection afforded against interference by others with the security of one's person, property, or intangible interests.