At the end of the course the student should understand the euroepean system of human rights protection at both the national and international (ECHR) level; the student should be able to solve human rights cases and present a reasoned analysis of such a case; the students should understand the basic case-law of ECHR and national courts related to human rights issues; the student should also understand the different approaches that the courts adopt while dealing with the cases.
3.10. - Introduction
10.10. - History of Human Rights
17.10. The Levels of Protection
24.10. Reading weak
31.10. The Evolution of Human Rights Protection in Europe
7.11. Right to Life
14.11. Prohibition of Torture
21.11. Prohibition of Discrimination
28.11. Freedom of Expression
5.12. Right to Fair Trial I.
12.12. Right to Fair Trial II.
19.12. Right to Fair Trial III.
STEINER, Henry J., Philip ALSTON and Ryan GOODMAN. International human rights in context : law, politics, morals : text and materials. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. xxxix, 149. ISBN 9780199279425. info
DORSEN, Norman. Comparative constitutionalism : cases and materials. St. Paul: Thomson, 2003. lxv, 1383. ISBN 0314242481. info
Written essay on selected human rights topic. Subjective evaluation (originality, language and depth of analysis will be considered)