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CRIMINAL / INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW


 

Criminal law is a body of law that relates to social conduct in society and the punishments associated for violating this social conduct. However, not all societies are alike and each has different definitions regarding what is and what is not a violation. Understanding the differences and similarities allows students to help apply and shape the field of criminal law. And although each country, society, and culture has different criminal codes, there is a body of international law that has arisen to prohibit categories of conduct universally. This body of law is known as international criminal law and it prohibits genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and war of aggression.

AUWCL has partnered with several institutions to provide students with programs and an education that allows students to expand their knowledge and become experts in criminal and international criminal law. Whether students practice domestically or internationally, students will acquire the knowledge and skill sets needed to succeed.
 

Australia
Belgium
Chile
China
Denmark
Finland
Germany
Italy
Netherlands



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