Course Details

International Law

This course is a general introduction to international law. The sources of international law are studied first: custom, treaty, general principles, judicial decisions, UN resolutions. Then cases are studied in issue-areas of current concern, such as human rights, economic investment and development, military intervention, cultural autonomy and the global environment. Finally the class looks at perspectives for the future development of a system of world order based upon law. Evaluation: Final Exam. Class participation will be considered in determining the final grade. Teaching method: Lecture and discussion Sources and evidences of international law as derived from the classic cases in the field. READING: Cases downloadable from the internet.


Catalog Number: CONPUB 690
Practice Areas: Constitutional Law & ProcedureInternational Law Practice Area
Additional Course Information: Open to First Year Students


Course History

Spring 2014
Title: International Law
Faculty: D'Amato, Anthony A. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 59     Actual: 30



Spring 2013
Title: International Law
Faculty: D'Amato, Anthony A. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 59     Actual: 26



Spring 2012
Title: International Law
Faculty: Cho, Sungjoon
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 24