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PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: United Kingdom - England - London School of Economics - 'London School of Economics'
UC Course SubjectLegal Studies
Number & Suffix: 100 y
Full UC Title: PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW 
Transcript Title: PUBLIC INTL LAW 
UC QTR Units - Division: 12.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to the concepts, principles, institutions, and debates that define public international law today. The course begins with an overview of the international legal system, considering the sources of international law, the scope of responsibility for its breach, and its role in the creation and empowerment of states. In this connection students examine the work of the International Court of Justice, the WTO Appellate Body, various human rights courts and committees, the International Criminal Court, and the ad hoc international criminal tribunals, along with judgments of national courts invoking international law. The course takes up a range of topical issues of global concern, studying their international legal dimensions. The issues to be discussed are likely to include war, trade and investment, human rights, climate change, and international crime. Students also investigate aspects of the history of international law, its relation to the establishment and retreat of European empires, and its contemporary significance and prospects. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW 
Partner University Department: Law 
Partner University Course Number: LL278