Course Description

601:621. INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL LAW (3)


Clark, Stephens


This is a survey course on public international law, with an emphasis on international sources of law (treaties, custom, general principles) and institutions (notably international organizations and international courts and arbitral tribunals). It also considers how international law is dealt with under the United States Constitution. Some selected substantive areas, such as the law of the sea, environmental law, use of force and human rights are typically addressed.