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Hutton Honors College

 — Indiana University

INTL-I 204: Human Rights & International Law
Professor Shruti Rana*
Section 30181 TuTh 1:00-2:15pm WH 104


This course aims to provide an introduction to the foundations and practice of international human rights law. We will study the origins and foundations of the contemporary human rights system, and conduct a critical examination of its potential and problems. We will discuss the development, structure, and contemporary jurisprudence of the major human rights treaty bodies, and gain an understanding of how the current system of international human rights law operates. We will also consider how rights evolve over time, and ways to improve the recognition and enforcement of human rights. Our course assignments will focus on learning how to use international human rights laws as legal, policymaking, and advocacy tools.

Section 4371
Section 4371