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5428. Torture

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to graduate students.

Grading Basis: Graded

Examination of the use of torture by state and non-state actors, both historically and today. Topics may include: Why torture is perpetrated; extant domestic and international legal frameworks to remedy torture and their effectiveness; the business of torture; and the effect of torture on transitional justice.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2024 11201 Storrs In Person Richards, David 001 Reg Th 1:30pm‑4:00pm
14/20 HAWL 204 3.00 Graded