International Human Rights: Media and Education


Course Code:
LAW 695
Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail


This course will explore the role of media and communications in the human rights field, and in particular human rights education. The central focus of the course will be the development by the students of an online education program in international human rights law, which will be made available on the Stanford Law School Human Rights Center website. Students will research effective methods of communication and presentation, as well as the applicable law and will work in small groups to develop multimedia online education modules. Enrollment is by consent of the instructor, and some prior coursework or experience in international law is required. Consent Application: To apply for this course, students must complete and e-mail the Consent Application Form available on the SLS Registrar's Office website (see Registration and Selection of Classes for Stanford Law Students) to the instructors. See Consent Application Form for submission deadline. Elements used in grading: Class participation and written assignments.

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