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Fall 2020
5370 International Law - JACKSON- 17970

Professor(s): Craig Jackson (VISITING)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: International Law 

Time: 6:00p-7:30p  MW  Location:  

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 revised 9/2/2020

Course Notes: DistanceEd  The instructor for this course has expressed a preference to operate the course as distance education. This means no physical classroom is assigned for this course. This also most likely means synchronous internet videoconferencing class sessions during the day(s) and time(s) when the course is scheduled to meet. However, other, more flexible modalities are possible, such as not using some of the scheduled class sessions to meet but instead supplementing with asynchronous distance education techniques. More details should be made available from the instructor via their syllabus or via other means as the start of the semester nears.

Prerequisites:  

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 12/09 6-9pm      

This course will have:
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Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Available

Course Materials (8/10/2020 3:08:44 PM)

Book(s) Required

International Law: Cases & Materials
Damrosch & Murphy
West Academic
6th edition
ISBN: 9780314286437