INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC LAW (LW5000)

This foundational course introduces the student to the nature, major principles, processes and institutions of the international legal system, the relationship between international and domestic law and the role of law in promoting world public order. Students will acquire an understanding of the conceptual issues underlying this discipline and a critical appreciation of how law interacts with contemporary world politics. Topics include the creation and status of international law, participation and competence in the international legal system, primary substantive norms such as the law regulating the use of force and enforcement procedures.

Code: 
LW5000
Name: 
INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC LAW
Discipline: 
LW (Law)
Type: 
Regular
Level: 
Graduate
Credits: 
4
Can be taken twice for credit?: 
No
Pre-requisites: 
College Level=Graduate OR College Level=Graduate - Continuing OR College Level=New Student - Grad AND Major=MA: International Affairs OR Major=MA: Int'l Affairs, Conflict Res & Civ Society Dev OR Major=MA: Diplomacy and International Law
Co-requisites: 
None