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Human Rights Advocacy: Analysis and Legal Writing

This course has been designed specifically for LLM students in the International Human Rights Concentration, to be taken in lieu of the Common Law Reasoning course offered to other LLM students. No other students may enroll. The class explores sources and research methodologies for international human rights law, treaty interpretation, analysis of customary international law, modes of argument, the use of cases before international tribunals and bodies, and the use of international law before domestic courts. A major part of this course consists of a series of writing exercises analyzing and applying human rights cases.


Catalog Number: LAWSTUDY 912
Practice Areas: Legal Skills Development
Additional Course Information: LLM Candidates only ,  Not a lottery course


Course History

Fall 2013
Title: Human Rights Advocacy: Analysis and Legal Writing
Faculty: Arimond, Bridget (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 10     Actual: 6



Fall 2012
Title: Human Rights Advocacy: Legal Analysis and Writing
Faculty: Arimond, Bridget (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 10     Actual: 6



Fall 2011
Title: Human Rights Advocacy
Faculty: Arimond, Bridget (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Type: Lecture     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 10     Actual: 8



Fall 2010
Title: Human Rights Advocacy: Analysis and Legal Writing
Faculty: Arimond, Bridget (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Type: Lecture     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 10     Actual: 9