Globalization and Private Dispute Resolution (SC) (Judge-Taught)

Information Introduction

LAW7613
Section 1, Fall 23

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 9/15
Credits: 1
Days Date Time Room

Mon

0820-0950 SL284

Tue

0820-0950 SL284

Wed

0820-0950 SL284

Thu

0820-0950 SL284

Mon

0820-0950 SL284

Tue

0820-0950 SL284

Wed

0820-0950 SL284

Thu

0820-0950 SL284

Course Description

This is a short reading and discussion course comprising 8 classes in selected topics on contemporary private international law issues, viewed through a US lens. The theme of the course is the effect that globalization has had on a range of existing legal rules and regulatory regimes. The course will consider whether globalization has rendered existing private international law rules inadequate and in need of fundamental reappraisal. Topics for consideration will include judicial jurisdiction, jurisdiction in cyberspace, jurisdiction in cyberspace – the case of free speech, forum non conveniens, international parallel proceedings (including anti-suit injunctions), provisional and protective measures in international litigation, the recognition and enforcement of judgments, including The Hague Choice of Court Convention and The Hague Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments Convention.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): None

Description: None

Written Work Product

In lieu of a research paper or an exam, students will prepare 2 short (maximum 4 pages), interpretive essays over the 2 weeks of the course on assigned readings for 2 of the classes, and will lead class discussions of assigned readings. Each of the 2 short essays will comprise 25% of the marks for the course (giving 50%) and the remaining 50% of the assessment will be based on general class participation and contribution to discussion and debate. The papers will be submitted directly to the instructor not via EXPO.

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: None

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: Yes

Course Resources: To be announced.

Graduation Requirements

Satisfies Understanding Bias/Racism/Cross-Cultural Competency requirement: No

Satisfies Writing Requirement: No

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 123820367

Modified Type: ABA Seminar

Cross Listed: No

Waitlist Count: 0

Concentrations: National Security Law , Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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