International Energy Law (LAW-795IE-001)
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This course aims to provide you with an understanding of the basic principles of International Energy Law and how an independent body of knowledge is developing in this field. We will focus on how public and private international law consider the various actors, socio-economic interests, and environmental concerns associated with the exploitation of energy sources, and attempt to provide targeted legal tools and instruments that regulate energy production and consumption. At the end of the semester, you will be able to critically assess the key legal issues around the exploitation of energy sources from a multidisciplinary and global standpoint.
Textbooks and Other Materials
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There is no textbook for this course. All the materials will be made available through the portal. Those who haven’t taken any subject covering public international law are strongly encouraged to do some background reading. Here are two suggestions available on reserve: o Malcom N. Shaw, International Law (6th ed., 2008) – Chapters 1, 3 & 5 o Valerie Epps & Lorie Graham, International Law: Examples & Explanations (2nd ed., 2015)
First Class Readings
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