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Fall 2017
5370 International Law - JACKSON- 26275

Professor(s): Craig Jackson (VISITING)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: International Law 

Time: 4:00p-5:30p  MW  Location: 3  BLB

Course Outline: The course will address the nature, sources and evidences of international law; incorporation of international law into U.S. legal processes (including direct and indirect incorporation and incorporation by reference for civil and criminal sanctions; limitations on and enhancement of congressional and executive power; international agreements and customary law in U.S. legal processes; litigation of human rights; conflicts with federal statutes; and supremacy); jurisdiction under international law (both prescriptive and enforcement); foreign sovereign immunity, the act of state doctrine, and nonimmunity; and current events implicating international law.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   PLEASE NOTE ( 8/11/2017): The class will begin at 4:10 P.M. instead of 4 P.M. and it will end at 5:25 P.M. The shorter class time will be compensated by meeting on Friday September 29th from 4-5:15 P.M.


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 12/11 6-9pm  209 BLB    

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course: No

Course Materials (7/11/2017 11:08:08 AM)

Book(s) Required