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030323 KU International Law in Domestic Courts (2020W)

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

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Details

max. 44 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 08.10. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U22 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Thursday 15.10. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U22 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Thursday 22.10. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U22 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Thursday 29.10. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U22 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Thursday 05.11. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U22 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Thursday 12.11. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U22 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Thursday 19.11. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U22 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Thursday 26.11. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U22 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Thursday 03.12. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U22 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Thursday 10.12. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U22 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Thursday 17.12. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U22 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Thursday 07.01. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U22 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Thursday 14.01. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U22 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course is aimed at deepening students’ understanding of public international law; it also serves as a preparation for the 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 written analysis of domestic court decisions on issues of international law as homework.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

1. Class participation will be worth 20% of the final grade.
2. Written homework (analysis of domestic court decisions on issues of international law) 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.

Reading list

The relevant domestic court decisions will be uploaded to moodle.

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).

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