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Spring 2012
Apr 24,2014
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POLI 357 - INTERNATIONAL LAW
This course is designed to study the origins and evolution of international law and to critically examine some of the key practices, norms, cases, judicial opinions, statutes, and international conventions and treaties that together constitute the foundation of the contemporary international law. Topics selected for reading, research, and class report include customary and treaty law, state sovereignty and responsibility, domestic and international subjects and jurisdictions, state recognition, immunity, extradition, environmental law, humanitarian law, and laws governing conducts during warfare. The course is also designed to examine the role of some of the key institutions responsible for adjudicating disputes, maintaining order, and promoting compliance with international law. These include International Court of Justice (ICJ), International Criminal Court (ICC), International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), several pioneering courts and tribunal of the early- and mid-20th century, and selected regional and newly created hybrid courts.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Political Science Department

Course Attributes:
GE-INTERNATIONAL ISSUES, MJ-INTL-Global Issues Conc, MJ-LAWS-Law & Society Elective

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR POLI 357

General Requirements:
Course or Test: INTL 127
Required Courses: 1
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: POLI 107
Required Courses: 1
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: LAWS 121
Required Courses: 1
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: LAWS 131
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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