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POLI 3521 International Law (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course examines the role of international public law (the "law of nations") in the world today. It takes as its starting point the academic (and practical) debate about the utility of international law in world politics. From there, we consider the philosophical foundations of law, the sources of international law, and the application of international law in different arenas. In particular, the course will focus on how international law deals with a number of issues, including the connection between domestic and international law and the laws on territory, jurisdiction, human rights, and security, as well as other relevant topics.


Instructor(s): Hiroshi Nakazato

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: INTL3521

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Last Updated: 04-Feb-15