Fall 2012 Course Schedule

Intl Law (LAW-660-002)

Meets: 06:00 PM - 07:20 PM (MW) - Room 101

Enrolled: 33 / Limit: 50

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The rules governing the conduct of states inter se and their relations with individuals and legal entities; jurisdictional concepts; the status, application, and litigation of international law rules in U.S. courts; sovereign's immunity; recognition; international agreements; the Law of the Sea; human rights; and international claims and adjudications.

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First Class Readings

1. Overview of Class; Defining International Law Read CB, pp. 1-3 (through Restatement Section 102); pp. 5 (beginning with Section B.1)-p. 20; excerpts, Antony Anghie, Finding the Peripheries: Sovereignty and Colonialism in Nineteenth-Century International Law, 40 HARV. INT’L L.J. 1 (1999), posted on MyWCL. During this session, we will review course coverage and requirements, and then take undertake an initial effort to answer the question “What is international law?”


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