Study Guide - Final Exam JUS200 Institutions. F07

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Study Guide – Final Exam JUS 200: Justice and Institutions Fall 2007 Part I: What are Human Rights? Film: “Globalization and Human Rights” Chapter 14: “Global Justice” Appendix: Universal Declaration of Human Rights Human Rights vs. Civil Rights – what’s the difference? What are Human Rights? o Violations of HR Interdependence among nations Multinational Corporations and Human Rights violations Economic interests v. Human Rights Wars (WWI and WWII) – history of Human Rights Issues The Nuremburg Trials – purpose and criticisms Universal Declaration of Human Rights Temporary Tribunals – what are they? Truth and Reconciliation Commissions (see part IV below) Part II: The United Nations Baehr – “ Some Introductory Reflections and Projections Mertus – “UN Charter Based Bodies” Baehr – “Human Rights” The United Nations : o History and purpose o Location and membership o 5 Permanent Members – their role o 5 Administrative Bodies o Difficulties o International Court of Justice When, where, who US perspective Purpose and obstacles in the way o International Criminal Court History, Purpose and limitations o Enforcement Strategies Universal Declaration of Human Rights o History and purpose o FDR and “The Four Freedoms” speech o Articles and Preamble: be sure you can answer some very general questions about the articles.
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o Impact/influence world-wide Military Justice and the Geneva Conventions o Speaker: Col. Palandech Laws of Armed Conflict (LOAC) What are they? (What/who do the laws apply to?)
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