The Nature & Institution of Int Crim Law (881M3)
The Nature and Institution of International Criminal Law
Module details for 2011 cohort.
FHEQ Level 7 (Masters)
After an introduction to the nature and concepts of international and comparative criminal law, including issues relating to the exercise of criminal jurisdiction internationally, students will examine institutional structures including the International Military Tribunals in Nuremberg and Tokyo, the Ad Hoc Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and the Former Yugoslavia and the International Criminal Court. The course will then examine problems associated with criminal trial proceedings in an international context including issues relating to due process and extra-territorial policing. This part of the course will include an examination of the work of INTERPOL and EUROPOL.
Demonstrate knowledge of the nature and context of international criminal law.
Describe and critically assess the establishment and functioning of the major institutions of international criminal law.
Demonstrate knowledge of the problems associated with criminal trial proceedings in an international context.
Describe and critically assess the major institutions of extra-territorial policing.
Critically evaluate the operation of international criminal law
|Unseen Examination||Spring Term Week 1||50.00%|
|Essay (2500 words)||Autumn Term Week 9 Fri 16:00||50.00%|
Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.
Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.
|Autumn Term||LECTURE||1 hour||111111111100|
|Autumn Term||SEMINAR||2 hours||111111111100|
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