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030323 KU International Law in Domestic Courts (2020S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 60 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 12.03. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 19.03. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 26.03. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 02.04. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 23.04. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 30.04. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 07.05. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 14.05. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course aims at deepening students’ understanding of public international law; it also serves as a preparation for the diploma exam in international law (Modulprüfung Völkerrecht).

Throughout the semester, this course will discuss the most important issues of public international law on the basis of pertinent domestic court decisions. The topics covered will include: sources of international law; the relationship between international and domestic law; statehood; jurisdiction; privileges and immunities; international criminal law; state responsibility.
Participants will be expected to prepare for class by reading domestic court decisions on these issues. The relevant court decisions will be made available on moodle.

Assessment and permitted materials

Class participation and a written final examination.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

1. Class participation will be worth 20% of the final grade.
2. Written final examination will make up 80% of the final grade.

Examination topics

This course will be based on domestic court decisions that must be read before each class.
The relevant domestic court decisions will be uploaded to moodle.

Reading list

J Crawford, Brownlie’s Principles of Public International Law, 8th ed. (Oxford University Press, 2012).
D.J. Harris, Cases and Material on International Law, 8th ed. (Sweet & Maxwell, 2015).
M. Shaw, International Law, 8th ed. (Cambridge University Press, 2017).
A. Nollkaemper and A. Reinisch, International Law in Domestic Courts. A Casebook (Oxford University Press 2018).

Association in the course directory

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