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Fall 2019
LAW747  AW  INTERNATIONAL MOOT COURT

Course Description
This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to refine their written and oral advocacy skills on international law litigation. The course will cover basic concepts of international law, public and private, oral advocacy skills and research techniques for the members of the International Moot Court Board. Individual sections and meeting times will be assigned by the program director. Note: This course will count for the writing requirement in the fall and the skills requirement in the spring.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-12-2019 - 11-21-2019   F  9:00 AM-10:20 AM FAC MTG RM

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered every semester

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Corequisite: International Law or notions of arbitration or international human rights. Depends on the competition the student will participate.
Method of Evaluation: class participation, 5 small assignment and final paper.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Writing Requirement
Special Attributes: None
Course Delivery:

Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Business & Taxation - Related
International & Comparative Law - Specialized
Litigation - Specialized
Bar Subject(s):
NEW YORK SKILLS
Concentration(s):
Litigation & Dispute Resolution (Concentration)   More information
Course Book(s): TBD/None      
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: Dear Students, We will start with basic notions of international law, which are needed and common to everyone competing despite of the subject matter of the moot. Please, read the attached materials and make sure to read the case required in the syllabus for 08/16/2019. Come prepare to discuss. Looking forward to learn international law and advocacy skills over the course of the year. Paula C. Arias

    Material:
    1] International Moot Court Workshop - Program - fall 2019
    - See Class 1 and read the suggested case
    2] International Law : Intro & Sources (chapter)
      

    IMCP Workshop Syllabus 2019.docx
    International Law Intro - 1st class assignment.pdf

 
Professor(s)

ARIAS, PAULA


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: parias@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-1154
Office: A316B