International Law   [Archived Catalog]
School of Law 2012-2013 Academic Catalog

LAW 705 - International Law

Credits, 3 sem. hrs.
This course introduces students to fundamental principles of international law, as well as other selected topics traditionally identified as part of public international law. The topics to be covered include the traditional theories, concepts, and sources of international law; the role of international law in the United States; international dispute resolution; statehood and international and regional entities, including the United Nations; principles of jurisdiction; the act of state doctrine and foreign sovereign immunity; and international human rights.