Summer 2020 Course Schedule

Invstor State Arbitration (LAW-972S-E002)
Luke Sobota, Liz Snodgrass

Meets: 02:00 PM - 05:10 PM (MTuWTh)

Enrolled: 2 / Limit: 22

Administrator Access


This summer class will be taught live via Zoom. The block of time listed here will be the maximum amount of live session meeting time expected of you and may be decreased to the extent of asynchronous material added.


Investor-State Arbitration, Current Developments is a one-credit course offered in the context of the International Arbitration Summer Session. The course provides an overview of arbitration under investment treaties and other instruments of consent. The course will also address “hot topics” in Investor-State arbitration including transparency and third party participation, parallel proceedings, annulment proceedings and proposals for appeal mechanisms, enforcement of awards, and the backlash against investor-State arbitration and proposals for reform.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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Readings will be available in MyWCL. No other materials are required. They will be available the first week of May. We can also send you the first class readings via email. Please contact us at A certificate of attendance will be awarded to interested students taking 3 arbitration summer courses. Exam information is available at

First Class Readings

Please see attached syllabus.


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