International Criminal Law
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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:
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)
To enrol in this subject you will need to pass UNE-LAW100 and UNE-LAW101 and (UNE-LAW161 or UNE-LAW162) and (UNE-LAW171 and UNE-LAW172) subject. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not receive a satisfactory result for UNE-LAW100 and UNE-LAW101 and (UNE-LAW161 or UNE-LAW162) and (UNE-LAW171 and UNE-LAW172).
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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%%)