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Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Italy - University of Bologna - 'Univ. of Bologna'
UC Course SubjectLegal Studies
International Studies
Number & Suffix: 178
Transcript Title: INTL CRIMNAL JUSTCE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This is a graduate level course that is part of the Laurea Magistrale program. The course is intended for advanced level students only. Enrollment is by consent of the instructor. Maximum units for this course is 6. The course focuses on the foundational principles of international criminal law and justice; the historical evolution of international criminal justice and the current mechanisms; how to critically analyze different mechanisms to respond to international crimes. Students are expected to acquire the skills necessary to identify problematic issues from a political and juridical point of view. Students gain the ability to analyze different contexts and different mechanisms (both at the national and international level, and retributive and restorative measures). The objective of the course is to provide students, through a comparative and international perspective, with an understanding of: the criminal justice system and its changes introduced through the processes of internationalization and Europeanization, while at the same time highlighting the importance of the comparative approach; constitutional principles in criminal matters and the founding concepts of criminal law, the structure of its main principles and categories, the punishment and the classification of different penalties; European criminal law developments, both regarding the legislation and case law, as well as its influence on national criminal justice and law systems; the theoretical framework is analyzed in the light of judicial decisions of national Constitutional Courts, the European Court of Human Rights, the Interamerican Court of Human Rights and, finally, the International Criminal Court. Part 1 covers international crimes, Part 2 covers restorative justice, and Part 3 covers the tensions and concerns of international criminal justice with some paradigmatic decisions. 
Language of Instruction: English
Partner University Department: International relations 
Partner University Course Number: 91192