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International Law
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Type

LEC

Credits

3 cr.

Student Year

2L/3L

Description:

The course is an introduction to public international law. It will examine the sources and history of the law of nations, and concepts of jurisdiction and conflicts of jurisdiction of nation states. It will also provide a brief survey of the law of international organizations (including the United Nations) international economic law, international environmental law, international protection of human rights, dispute resolution, and the control of the use of force (including peacekeeping, war crimes, and related topics).

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Fall 2013: International Law

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Type

LEC

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

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Fall 2012: International Law

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Type

LEC

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

The first class meeting will be Tuesday, September 4, at 11:15 a.m. in room N204 Mondale.

Books. The primary text is Murphy, Principles of International Law, 2nd edition (!!). Please note that this is a new edition that appeared only this month; do not buy a used book, because it will be the old edition.

Some passages from Dunoff, Ratner and Wippman, International Law: Norms, Actors, Process (3rd edition) are also assigned. They are available in a course packet.

Both of these items can be purchased at the Law School Bookstore.

Assignments for the first week: Tuesday, Sept. 4: Murphy, pages 1-30. Wednesday, Sept. 5: The Rainbow Warrior, Dunoff, Ratner & Wippman, pages 17-34.

I will send you a full syllabus for the course by e-mail during the last week in August.

Documents and Readings:

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  • Basic Documents Supplement to International Law...
    Location: Reserve Stacks
    Author(s): Damrosch, Henkin, Murhpy, & Smit
    Call Number: KZ1242.5 .I58x 2009 Suppl.
    Barcode: 31951D03429897H 31951D03429896J 31951D03429895L
    ISBN 13: 9780314191281