This subject is designed to expose students to the laws which deal with the protection of individuals and groups against violations by governments of certain internationally guaranteed rights. It is expected that students will gain a greater understanding of some of the theoretical, political and socio-economic issues associated with human rights awareness, advocacy and litigation. Students will become familiar with the practices structures and processes through which international human rights norms are established and transformed into rights. Students will gain insight into the relationship of international human rights norms to the Australian national legal system and the specific techniques for the implementation of human rights in domestic and international law. Prerequisite Bachelor of Laws students: Students must have successfully completed a minimum of 80 credit points towards their degree program. Prerequisites Juris Doctor students: Nil. Incompatible: 7027LAW International Human Rights Law.
Gold Coast Semester 2Gold Coast Trimester 3
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