Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Sep 24, 2018  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 6791 - Public International Law

Fall. 3 credits. Student option grading.

J. Ohlin.

An introduction to the legal rules governing the conduct of states vis-à-vis other states, individuals, and international organizations, with reference to major current events and issues. Topics include the nature, sources, and effectiveness of international law; the establishment and recognition of states; principles concerning state sovereignty, territory, and jurisdiction; the law of treaties; state responsibility; international criminal and humanitarian law; terrorism; and human rights. Special attention is given to the law governing the use of force.

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