Law 298 - International and Transnational Criminal Law

Máximo Langer

Máximo Langer

Professor of Law
Director of the UCLA Transnational Program on Criminal Justice
Faculty Director of the UCLA Criminal Justice Program
LL.B. University of Buenos Aires Law School, 1995
S.J.D. Harvard, 2006
UCLA Faculty Since 2003
Course Description:

In this course, we will study topics such as international and transnational crimes (such as crimes against humanity, genocide, war crimes, corruption, narcotics and money laundering, and torture); the principles of jurisdiction that may be used to prescribe, adjudicate and enforce these crimes; enforcement mechanisms of these crimes (including the International Criminal Court and transnational prosecutions); principles of international criminal responsibility regarding international crimes; and the logistical and procedural challenges involved in the prosecution of these crimes (such as extraterritorial application of U.S. constitution, extradition, and abduction).

Course Learning Outcomes:

The main goal of this course is learning about the most important doctrines and institutions of international criminal law and the policy issues at stake in this field.

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Máximo Langer 20F 298 LEC 1 MTR 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM 4.0 No No
Textbook Information:
Textbook for Fall 2020 LEC 1
Podgor, Clark, Dervan International Criminal Law: Cases and Materials  4th ed.  
ISBN: 9781632849670. Carolina Academic. REQUIRED $192.94