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030338 PF Practical Excercises in International Law (F) (2016W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

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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. 40 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 13.10. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U14 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 27.10. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U14 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 10.11. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U14 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 24.11. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U14 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 15.12. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U14 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 19.01. 10:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal U14 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Gaining of knowledge in the field of international law, its relationship to national law as well as its connection with international relations.

This class will discuss the most important issues of public international law on a selective basis. Ample time will be devoted to legal topics which are central to understanding the characteristics of international law: treaties, custom, general principles, resolutions of international organizations; the relationship between international law and national legal systems; problems of statehood like state succession, jurisdiction, nationality and diplomatic protection; principles of relations between subjects of international law, in particular, the use of force and its limitation; state responsibility issues.
The course will be based on discussing case excerpts which have to be read and studied by the students in advance.

Assessment and permitted materials

2 written exams

closed book exams

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

1. Written examinations. There will be two exams held which will be worth 80% of the final course mark. The final exam has to receive a positive grade.
2. Class participation. This will include demonstrated preparation for class and participation in discussions and will be worth 20% of the final course mark.

Examination topics

It will be based on discussing case excerpts which have to be read and studied by the students in advance.

Reading list

cases will be available online on moodle

J Crawford, Brownlies Principles of Public International Law, 8th ed. (Oxford University Press, 2012).

A. Cassese, International Law, 2nd ed. (Oxford University Press, 2005).

D.J. Harris, Cases and Material on International Law, 7th ed. (Sweet & Maxwell, 2010).

M. Shaw, International Law, 7th ed. (Cambridge University Press, 2014).

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