INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE

LCR3ICR

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject explores the conceptualisation of some of the most heinous atrocities such as genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and aggression as international crimes. It considers their historical development and the way the crimes have been adjudicated at various international criminal courts and tribunals. Attention is paid to the consequences of the application of the substance and procedure of international criminal law, while also analysing the role of and effect on participants, reconciliation and post-war transition.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPascale Chifflet

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites(LAW1CRL OR LCR1CLC) AND (LAW1LIM OR LCR1ALS)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the development of and contemporary issues in international criminal law and justice
02. Demonstrate a capacity to explain the nature of fundamental international crimes.
03. Critically analyse and evaluate responses of the international criminal justice system to mass atrocity
04. Undertake independent research on topics of relevance to international criminal justice

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPascale Chifflet

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via video conference.

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Class participation (1000 word equivalent) In class group exercisesN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Online quizzes (1200 word equivalent) To be completed on LMSN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
2000 word final assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPascale Chifflet

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Seminar Week: 11 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Class participation (1000 word equivalent) In class group exercisesN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Online quizzes (1200 word equivalent) To be completed on LMSN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
2000 word final assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4