Selected Aspects of European Human Rights Law

Course Catalog Number: 
5144
Course Credits: 
1
Course Type: 
Lecture
Course Priority: 
General Enrollment Course
Standard Courses

This is a condensed one-week course that will provide an introduction to litigating human rights cases in Europe. The course will cover four primary topics:

  1. The new institutional framework for human rights in Europe;
  2. The European Convention on Human Rights in the Western Balkans;
  3. European human rights for commercial lawyers; and

Hot topics in European human rights litigation, including recent and current cases on immigration and asylum, extradition, extraordinary rendition, prisoner voting rights, and extraterritoriality and military operations.