2020-2021 Academic Year
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Also offered as: HRTS 3428
Prerequisites: Open only to juniors or higher.
Grading Basis: Graded
Examination of the usage of torture by state and non-state actors. Questions include, "Why is torture perpetrated?" "What domestic and international legal frameworks and issues related to the use of torture?" "How effective are existing legal prohibitions and remedies?" "Who tortures?" and "How does torture affect transitional justice?"