LAW 762-01 International Law

This course provides an overview of international law with a focus on the framework and development of international law. We will examine how the doctrines, institutions and methodologies of international law have developed in recent years, with attention to the application of those doctrines and methodologies to legal aspects of current international controversies. The structure, goals, processes and institutions of international law will be discussed, with detailed consideration of issues such as the sources of international law, the recognition and responsibility of states, and the role of organizations, corporations, and individuals in the application of international law. This course satisfies 1 Writing Unit.