This masters of law programme is designed to help students become experts in the areas of international law that directly concern the human person - international criminal law & international human rights law - whilst mastering the discipline of international law of which they are part. Master's thesis (18ec) students can find more information on the academic and examination regulations, the compositions and aim of the degree programme on vunet by searching on 'schedule' and 'academic and examination. International and european law: focuses on topics relating to peace and cooperation, international organisations, the european union, trade and individuals within the international community this programme is available in a bilingual format (geneva/basel.
The multi-disciplinary master of arts in national security studies trains students to become experts in the issues, skills, theories, laws and techniques necessary to work in the rapidly changing field of national security. The official master's degree in international and european business law is tailored to the needs of in-house and external advisors to companies operating internationally in the area of the european union. The master of laws (ml or llm latin magister legum or legum magister) is a postgraduate academic degree, pursued by those either holding an undergraduate academic law degree, a professional law degree, or an undergraduate degree in a related subject.
The school also offers a master's degree in criminal justice, a master's degree in forensic science, a phd in criminal justice, as well as three online master's programs. The master of arts in international crime and justice at john jay prepares students from around the world to address the challenges posed by the growing phenomenon of international crime. International law deals with relations between nations and states also known as law of nations, and is split into public international law, private international law and supranational law international law deals with the legal interactions between nations, companies, or governments, assuring their proper rights. As a graduate, you will be equipped with a thorough understanding of international, european and/or national law you'll also have a fluency in at least one foreign language this unique skillset will allow you to thrive in whatever area of international law you choose to specialise in. The thesis assesses whether states are required to investigate and prosecute the most serious crimes of international concern to this effect, it analyses the regime determined under treaty law, customary law and general principles of law for the prosecution of core crimes.
On 3 march 2017, barrie sander defended his phd thesis in international law entitled doing justice to history: the construction of historical narratives within international criminal courts, at the graduate institute. The executive master in international law in armed conflict (60 ects credits, equivalent to a llm) is one of the few part-time, innovative and intellectually challenging programmes in international humanitarian law and human rights offered today. The future of prosecutions under the international criminal court a thesis submitted for the degree of doctor of philosophy by department of law, brunel. The master of international human rights and humanitarian law results in a master of laws degree with 15 years of study spanning three semesters all students in the program take a set of core courses in general human rights, civil rights and the rights of special groups. Public international law (master's 1 1/2-years) we offer programme options within international public law, international criminal and humanitarian law, international economic law, international environmental and energy law and human rights.
International criminal court opens case after complaint accusing philippines president of crimes against humanity published: 1 mar 2018 rodrigo duterte tells police not to cooperate in drug war. I am currently taking elective courses international criminal law, american law, law and justice, legal philosophy i am planning to write my thesis on the rule of law in autocratic societies intern/legal assistant. The study connects international criminal law with discourses of international human rights law, security studies, (supranational) criminology, political sciences, transitional justice and (economic) criminal law in order to find arguments as to why it is necessary to start prosecuting serious (transitional) economic offences as crimes under. 1 mental incapacity and diminished responsibility at the international criminal tribunals 58 11 introduction 58 12 the mental insanity defence and proceedings following world war ii 59 13 mental insanity and diminished responsibility at the international criminal tribunal for the former yugoslavia 61 131.
Thesis topic generation or how to come up with a thesis topic it can be very helpful to choose a broad subject area at first as you read and research that subject area, you will narrow down toward a thesis topic. The llm in international criminal law is typically a one-year masters programme that involves two semesters of courses and the preparation of a dissertation, although it is also available on a part-time basis over two years.
The phd in international crime and justice requires a minimum of 78 credits hours of graduate course work beyond the bachelor's degree, including a comprehensive exam and dissertation based on the student's original research. Llm in international criminal law the llm in international criminal law is a post-jd degree designed for american lawyers who intend to pursue a specialized government career as a federal or state prosecutor or as a private-sector criminal defense lawyer. 20 legal dissertation topics that will impress your professor if you are tasked with writing a legal dissertation, there are many topics from which to choose if you are having difficulty picking a topic and you want to really impress your professor, review the list of twenty topics below and see if anything piques your interest.