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Human Rights Law

Fall 2017 • Law 607 • Credits: 3

Instructor: Ibrahim Gassama

Examines the development and institutionalization of the concept of human rights. What are the norms, institutions, and processes that govern protection of human rights in the domestic and international arenas? How are human rights concepts transmitted across national, religious, cultural, and other boundaries? What are the critical issues that affect our understanding of human rights today?