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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....

Melhores avaliações


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.


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.

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por Dr. P G

18 de jan de 2022

For me it was an excellent opportunity to learn of an updated fild like International Criminal Law.

por sedrik b

22 de dez de 2020

My name is Sedrik brander Iam glad about this course I live In South Africa in the Western Cape .

por Sayan K N

12 de dez de 2020

The course is truly very educating. And the way Prof. Michael Scharf teaches is absolutely awesome.

por Akshaykumar G

13 de abr de 2020

Thank you so much sir for giving me wonderful opportunity to learn about international criminal law

por C S H

19 de set de 2022

Excelent information with a well-rounded subject matter for the introduction to international law.

por vidyuth r

24 de jul de 2020

I loved the varied range of topics covered by this course.Simple , clear and easily understandable

por Delon P

3 de mai de 2020

The course is very informative. It is made more interesting by the instructor Mr. Michael Scharf.

por Shah f K

24 de ago de 2021

The best course I have ever encountered. It widened my exposure to international criminal law !!

por Apurbo B M

15 de fev de 2021

As a LAW student i am feeling proud for this course. I learned many new thing's form this course.

por Oguguo F

13 de nov de 2020

It’s really awesome as I learnt a lot of things. Really enjoyed this session and it has helped me

por Chinedu C

12 de ago de 2019

This course is rich and insightful. It made me decide to take more courses in the Law discipline.


6 de ago de 2019

Es un curso muy completo, el cual recomiendo cursar en su totalidad, el aprendizaje es continuo.

por Aine M

25 de nov de 2015

Very good, enjoyable and incredibly useful in understanding the international community's way of

por abigail q

14 de nov de 2015

I think the professor is remarkable and all the material is absolutely good! thank you so much!

por Quique J G

2 de nov de 2022

Curso muy interesante, muy bien explicado y dónde se aprende mucho sobre derecho internacional.

por Jenny A V T

24 de nov de 2020

Excelente el contenido del curso, el material académico, los exámenes y el profesor instructor.

por Cleberson V W

7 de nov de 2020

Excelente curso,ajudou-me a expandir muito meu conhecimento no tocante a Direito Internacional.

por Sabrina D

16 de ago de 2019

Very informative and interesting. I loved the video lectures, and the hand outs were also good.

por Khushboo

22 de jan de 2021

I'm really enjoying to do this course and thankful to Coursera to give me this golden chance.

por Gustavo J G P G

3 de nov de 2020

it's very important to know about the international law, beacuse a lot of countries have cases

por Abiola A

28 de mai de 2018

Great learning experience. Both video and text lectures were so explanatory and interesting.

por Elias A

26 de jun de 2020

Sumamente interesante. Las lecturas son adecuadas al curso y los videos son muy didácticos.

por Omran a

18 de jun de 2020

a Great course that shows you many facts and issues that existed before in ICL perspective.

por Matias G R R

11 de mar de 2019

Interesting topics, well explained with great examples and participation in the simulations

por Alison B R

24 de dez de 2020

Excellent course, with him I effectively learned the basics of international criminal law.