Summer semester unit. Should enrolments not meet a target of 15 students, the unit may not be offered.
Recently, there has been an increase in holding individuals accountable for atrocities like genocide and war crimes. This unit examines the laws governing trial processes at the International Criminal Court and the United Nations Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda. It teaches how these trials actually work. International Criminal Procedure (ICP) is central to international trials, and to establishing the guilt or innocence of an accused. However, the study of ICP is comparatively new, which offers students an opportunity to equip themselves with knowledge and skills few others have. This unit will give students the practical skills to be "international lawyers", which is increasingly important in a globalising world. Students will also critically analyse how procedural rights and human rights intersect; how procedure regulates the relationships between parties in trials that can be highly emotional, political, and scrutinised; how judges attempt to make trials both fair and expeditious; and what the various (potentially conflicting) aims of international criminal law and transitional justice are.
|Unit name||International Criminal Procedure|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
|Available as student elective?||No|
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|LAW204 OR LAW252 AND LAW256 AND LAW251 AND LAW253 AND LAW254 AND LAW255 AND LAW250 OR LAW225 AND LAW205 AND LAW224 AND LAW221 AND LAW222 AND LAW223 AND LAW226 OR LAW222 AND LAW352 AND LAW223 AND LAW351 AND LAW221 AND LAW224 AND LAW253|
Moot (40%), Class participation (10%), and 3000-word Research Paper (50%)
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