Fall 2015
    Law No.: LAW9243
    Sched. No.: 115821266

International Law in National Legal Systems*
Section 1
Verdier, Pierre-Hugues
Versteeg, Emiliana M.

Administrative Information:
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Days, Times (Room):R, 1540-1740 (WB114)
Capacity:16 **This information is current as of 06/13/2016 06:14:01 AM**
Current Enrollment:10 **This information is current as of 06/13/2016 06:14:01 AM**

Course Description:


COURSE DESCRIPTION: This seminar will examine how international law is implemented, interpreted and applied in different national legal systems. After providing an introduction to doctrinal and theoretical perspectives on the relationship of international and domestic law, it will cover topics such as the reception of international law in the United States, both historically and in contemporary settings; national and regional perspectives on international law, including those of emerging powers; the incorporation of international human rights in national constitutions; and comparative application of specific international law regimes by national courts, including human rights, international criminal law, and state and diplomatic immunities.

Course Requirement:Students will be required to submit a subtantial research paper due by 4:30 pm (EST) on the last day of the Fall examination period.
This course is on the approved upper-level writing requirement course list.