International Criminal Law

This course analyzes transnational criminal activity, with an emphasis on the scope and sources of international law. Detailed analysis will focus on the problems associated with jurisdiction and extradition. Among the specific issues discussed will be the transferability of penal sanctions, diplomatic immunity and the political offense exception. The course also includes discussion of the substance and efficacy of the various multilateral conventions and bilateral treaties addressing air piracy, narcotics prosecution, money laundering, securities fraud and tax evasion.
Credits: 2

Type: LEC