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Sobre o curso

-- About the Course -- From the Nuremberg trial to the case against Saddam Hussein, from the prosecution of Al-Qaeda terrorists to the trial of Somali pirates – no area of law is as important to world peace and security as international criminal law. Taught by one of the world’s leading experts in the field, this course will educate students about the fundamentals of international criminal law and policy. We will explore the contours of international crimes such as genocide, war crimes, terrorism, and piracy. We will examine unique modes of international criminal liability and specialized defenses. And we will delve into the challenges of obtaining custody of the accused and maintaining control of the courtroom. -- Course Syllabus -- This course comprises eight units (or "modules"). Each will include an assigned reading, typically an article or book chapter, as well as a simulation designed to bring the readings to life. I will also offer video lectures on each of the topics, accompanied by slides. In addition, there will be online role-play exercises and debates, enabling the students to share their own insights. The order of class sessions will be: (1) History: From Nuremberg to The Hague (2) International Crimes Part 1: War Crimes, Genocide, Crimes against Humanity, and Torture (3) International Crimes Part 2: Terrorism and Piracy (4) Special modes of liability: command responsibility, co-perpetration, and incitement (5) Special defenses: insanity, obedience to orders, duress, and head of state immunity (6) Gaining custody of the accused: extradition, luring, abduction, and targeted killing (7) Pre-Trial Issues: plea bargaining, self-representation, and exclusion of torture evidence (8) Maintaining control of the courtroom -- Recommended Background -- You don’t have to be a lawyer and there are no prerequisites for this course. However, the course will be conducted at the level expected of advanced undergraduate students. Therefore, for all participants, reading and writing comfortably in English at the undergraduate college level is desirable. -- Suggested Readings -- Students should read the assigned online materials for each unit in advance of the class session. In addition, students are invited to subscribe to “War Crimes Prosecution Watch,” a free bi-weekly e-newsletter that summarizes the latest developments in the field of international criminal law. -- Course Format -- This course is made up of eight content units. Each unit is based on an online reading assignment, a video lecture of about one hour in length, and one or more role play exercises to stimulate on-line discussion. The course also offers in-video enrichment quizzes (ungraded) for each unit, a ten question multiple choice midterm diagnostics exam (ungraded), and a ten question True/False Final Exam. -- FAQ-- How will this course be graded? This course is graded on completion. In order to complete the course each student must: (1) finish each module (or “lesson”); (2) write at least one essay response of 200 words or more for at least one simulation throughout the course; and (3) get a score of 6 out of 10 or better on the Final Exam. What resources will I need for this course? For this course, all you need is an Internet connection, and the time to read and discuss the exciting materials available online. What is the coolest thing about this course? The topics we will be discussing are ripped from the headlines. The topics are often controversial and thought-provoking, and always exciting....

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21 de set de 2020

learned so much from this course, absolutely loved it, and the way the professor taught the lessons showed his experience and his knowledge even for fist timers it would be a great course to opt for.


24 de out de 2020

Extremely well-organized. Really glad to see how all previous examples and history records were referenced to every topic. Neatly explained topics. Every aspect was discussed and explained in detail.

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21 de mai de 2020

Am from bangladesh.Thanks a lot Coursera for Leaned me international criminal law

por M B " F J

31 de dez de 2015

For those laypersons seeking to gain understanding of the emerging International

por Dev D

13 de jul de 2021


por Ana G

9 de abr de 2020

Increíble, muy bien explicado, productivo, te hace pensar y utilizar la lógica

por Dhruvil S R

30 de mar de 2020

A Very good course for an initial understanding of International Criminal Law.

por Deleted A

25 de jan de 2020

I Learnt many things about Law!

So How can i get my Certificate?

Kindly Guide me


25 de jan de 2018

I enjoyed this Course, it was helpful and I learned several things Thank you !

por BILU K

26 de set de 2016

A great course introduces you to the International Law Making Body's. Love it!

por shivika b

12 de set de 2020

This course is amazing and everyone should try it as it clears many concepts.

por Joseph S

5 de set de 2020

very good, very interesting and stimulating. i enjoyed the course very much !


4 de mai de 2020

it was a very good experience in learning from a highly experienced professor


16 de ago de 2015

Great Learning! Thank you Professor for the wonderful course!



por ALAA A B

15 de jun de 2020

it is great that we hoped that if it is longer and dealt with more subjects

por Shambhavi S

5 de mai de 2020

Intriguing, Well Explained and Informative. Extremely helpful for students.

por James N

27 de jan de 2016

The course is so fantastic and it open up to human rights and law i like it


30 de mai de 2021

I have no words! Wonderful course, wonderful professor, wonderful lessons!

por Dheeraj B

21 de abr de 2021

Excellent information. I did download some of the videos to watch it later

por Karla C

31 de out de 2020

i really learn so much about the history of the international criminal law

por Paulo M d C C

25 de ago de 2015

Good e extensive reading material and clear and interesting video classes

por Rafael c

2 de nov de 2020

This course is excelent.I learned much and I had much motivation.Thanks.

por Divya K

5 de jul de 2020

excellent and interesting as it makes the learner to be a active learner

por sajida m

29 de mai de 2020

Iit was very useful and helpful course about international criminal law

por Alvinder K

26 de abr de 2020

Great course, very interesting and engaging, Prof Scharf is exceptional.

por Rafael C P

25 de fev de 2019



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2 de set de 2020

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