Fall 2012
5370 International Law - PAUST- 12574

Professor(s): Jordan Paust (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: International Law 

Time: 1:00p-2:30p  MWLocation: 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 (pdf)

Course Notes:   

Prerequisites: No  

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 12/14 1-4pm  111 TU2    

This course will have:
Exam: Yes
Paper: No

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