Unit description: This unit explores the peaceful resolution of international disputes within the broader principles of international law, particularly the maintenance of international peace and security. It will consider the role and objects of different international actors in dispute settlement. The Unit will also undertake a detailed consideration of the applicable law in international courts and tribunals (such as trade, investment, human rights, and international criminal law). Students will be placed in the position of a lawyer deciding on international litigation options. Having also considered compliance and enforcement of decisions of international courts and tribunals, students will critically evaluate the […]
Pick a State of Federal Health Policy (these can be obtained by going to the NJ State Legislative website or a federal website-you may choose either a current policy or one that has been enacted into law. Identify the Title and bill number. Briefly describe the policy and what its main goals are. Who are the sponsors? For what population or disparity is this to serve? Identify what ethical principles are involved from your reading of the bill or legislation? Complete a SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) Discuss what the benefits and disadvantages of the policy are. Review […]
You are an investigator for Child Protective Services in your community. One of the most difficult aspects of interviewing is the interview of a suspected victim of child sexual abuse. Often, the first interviewers are detectives or investigators from the police department with little or no training for interviewing child sexual abuse victims. The Commander of the Sex Crimes Unit would like to you to identify errors in interviewing by police investigators when questioning child sex crime victims about the circumstances during the alleged offense(s). The psychopathology of the suspect and the victim are very important, but the victim can […]
I t can be said that by the turn of the century, California was experiencing an identity crisis. Though boosters had portrayed the state as an Anglo Eden, various economic conditions in the nation stalled tourism. It was not until Helen Hunt Jackson’s romantic narrative Ramona captivated the h earts of America that Californians found a history to re-imagine for their benefit. In what ways did the ‘Ramona effect’ change California? In what ways was this fictive Spanish heritage at odds with the historical and contemporary realities of late nineteenth/early twentieth century Cali fornia?