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This course introduces the international and domestic laws, institutions, and legal and political theories that protect basic liberties of all human beings. The course provides an overview of the internal law of human rights and the principal mechanisms and strategies for holding governments accountable for violating those rights.
Week 1 – What are human rights?
Week 2 – Which human rights are protected in international law?
Week 3 – How are human rights implemented and enforced? – Global Mechanisms
Week 4 – How are human rights implemented and enforced? – Regional Mechanisms
Week 5 – How are human rights implemented and enforced? – National Mechanisms
Week 6 – What are some current and future human rights challenges?
- Laurence Helfer - Duke University School of Law
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