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Law (LAWS)

Department of Law
Faculty of Public Affairs

LAWS 4603 [0.5 credit]

Transitional Justice

Legal and ethical responses to human rights violations in the transition to democracy. Topics include: dilemmas of the rule of law; truth and reconciliation; prosecution and punishment; amnesty; retribution and revenge; restorative justice; administrative remedy; reparations. Theoretical arguments about justice in context of country and international case studies. Prerequisite: fourth-year Honours standing.
Seminars three hours a week.

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