International Criminal Law
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- 23 Oct 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
demonstrate a coherent understanding of the scope and function of international criminal law, including the law of war, and its institutions;
use initiative and judgement to critically reflect on the foundations of international criminal law, including the law of war, and its concepts;
use initiative and judgement to identify and critically analyse, synthesise, and consolidate a persuasive and coherent legal argument that applies international criminal law concepts and principles, including the law of war, to complex fact situations; and
demonstrate an ability to present clear and coherent knowledge, legal reasoning and professional judgment relating to international criminal law matters.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
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Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
Candidature in Bachelor of Laws (4 Years). To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
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Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This subject provides you with a rigorous overview of harmonisation of domestic crimes and criminal procedures as well as international crimes and criminal procedures. The particular focus on harmonised crimes, such as terrorism and related proceedings, encourages critical analysis of a range of international criminal law concepts and principles. You will also develop your understanding of specific supranational crimes, such as crimes against humanity, aggression, war crimes and related proceedings, as well as consider the fundamentals of the international law of war.
Assignment 1: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Research Paper: 3000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4
- Assignment 1 (40%%)
- Take Home Examination (60%%)
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