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Spring 2022

Course Description
This course provides students with an understanding of the development and application of the law governing the international community, its basic principles, doctrines, methodologies, institutions and processes. Students will acquire an understanding of how international law relates to contemporary transnational relations and politics as well as its significance in the domestic legal order. Topical areas covered in this course include the creation and status of international law, its sources and actors, the law governing the use of force, international rules relating to jurisdiction, human rights, humanitarian law and international conflict resolution. Where appropriate this course will include recent developments and their impact on systemic questions in the field. This course provides a strong grounding for more specialized courses such as International Economic Law, Law of the Sea, Human Rights Law, the Human Rights Clinic, International Criminal Law, International Environmental Law as well as related seminars.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
01-18-2022 - 04-25-2022   TR  3:30 PM-4:45 PM TBD

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered every semester

Course Information

Credits: 3
Pass/Fail Option: Yes
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Final exam and class participation
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Special Attributes: None
Course Delivery:
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
International & Comparative Law - Basic
Bar Subject(s): None
Environmental Law (Concentration)   More information
Immigration, Asylum, and Citizenship Law Area of Focus (Area of Focus)   More information
Course Book(s): TBD/None      
First Class Assignment(s): TBD/None



Contact Information:
Phone: (305)284-4423
Office: G281