Courses 2012 - 2013
LAW E 557 Human Rights Advocacy Seminar
Credits: 2-4, Variable
This course is designed to teach the prospective human rights advocate the various systems available for pursuing human rights claims as well as the methods that may be used to advocate for human rights protection. The course will cover the various global, regional and domestic (U.S.) mechanisms and instruments available for addressing human rights abuses, as well as methods of addressing abuses through more informal channels, e.g., the influence of civil society and U.S. foreign policy. We will draw on the experience of practitioners and academics from other disciplines
and engage in simulations and other professional skills exercises.