The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 30 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 19/30, only registered: 0/30
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Once completed, students should be able to:
1) understand the legal and institutional structure of the system, as well as its regular functioning—practice and procedure;
2) work with the main areas of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (I/A Court)’ case-law;
3) develop assessments based on acquired knowledge of the compliance rates of the I/A Court’s decisions by member states;
4) learn about how the Inter-American human rights legal standards have been applied in the Dominican constitutional order, as well as the institutional clashes that these systemic interactions have generated;
5) compare the Inter-American and European systems of human rights, as well as the Czech and Dominican constitutional adjudication processes.
Day 1: Course introduction. Origins, structure and functioning.
Day 2: An overview of the individual complaint/precautionary measures procedures.
Day 3: Main features of the I/A Court’s case law: forced disappearances, indigenous peoples’ rights, and freedom of expression
Day 4: New trends of the I/A Court’s case law: environmental protection, LGBTQ + women rights, in vitro fertilization.
Day 5: Rates of compliance of the I/A Court’s decisions: état de l’art, controversies, and the Dominican case study.
Day 6: Future of the I/A System of Human Rights. Concluding remarks.
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The final grade will be calculated as follows: i) a reaction paper accounted for sixty five percent (65%) of your grade; and ii) class participation equivalent to the remaining thirty five percent (35%).
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