LAWPUBL 461 - Human Rights Theory and its Application

Credit points: 15 points
Offered: First Semester
Contact hours: Seminars - 3 hours per week
Course Coordinator: Maia Wikaira
Prerequisites: 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights or LAW 399 and one of LAWPUBL 422, 428, 436, 458

Course description

The purpose of the course is to teach substantive international and domestic human rights law and associated legal skills through a combination of seminars and experiential learning.

The course will begin with seminars on substantive law relevant to the course followed by student-led presentations on human rights institutions and issues.  The most significant part of the course will involve work on “real” human rights projects. 



Enrolment in this course requires completion of an application form available here.