• International Law - 1L – 6011



Subject Area

Environmental & Energy Law *
Human Rights *
International Law *
  • Student Year
    1L only
    Course type


None. Note: Students may NOT earn credit if they have already taken International Law under course numbers 6602 or 6011.

The course is an introduction to public international law.  It will examine the sources and history of the law of nations, and how international law is formed, interpreted and (sometimes) enforced.  It will also provide a brief introduction to the law of international organizations (specifically the United Nations), concepts of jurisdiction and conflicts of jurisdiction among nation states, international protection of human rights, the law of war, international criminal law, and the control of the use of force (including peacekeeping and related topics).

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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