International Criminal Law
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- 02 Mar 2020
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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 have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
- EquipmentDetails - 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).
- SoftwareDetails - 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.
The subject covers harmonisation of domestic crimes and criminal procedures as well as international crimes and criminal procedures. The subject especially explores harmonised crimes, such as terrorism, and related proceedings. It also examines specific supranational crimes, such as crimes against humanity, aggression, war crimes, and related proceedings. The fundamentals of the international law of war are also considered.
Assignment 1: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes (LOs) 1-4 Take Home Examination: 3000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes (LOs) 1-4
- Assignment 1 (40%%)
- Take Home Examination (60%%)
Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure 4th ed.
Cryer, R., Robinson, D. and Vasiliev, S.