International Law

Section 1, Fall 15

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 22/44
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is the basic offering in international legal studies, with an emphasis on public international law. It will cover the basic features of the international legal order, including: the nature and sources of international law; statehood, international jurisdiction and sovereign immunity; the law of treaties; the relationship between international law and domestic law; and international dispute settlement. It will also provide an introduction to selected substantive areas: the law of the sea, international trade and investment, international criminal law, and the use of armed force. The course will incorporate discussion of current events, and will consider the interaction of international law and politics.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any):
Description: None

Final Type (if any):

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work
Flex examination at end of the semester.

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With:
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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