This course offers a general introduction to the international legal system and provides a foundation for more specialized courses. Topics covered include the sources, actors and institutions of international law; the application of international law by U.S. courts; adjudication by international tribunals; the extraterritorial application of domestic law; and an introduction to specific topics, such as human rights, international criminal law, international trade and investment, environmental protection, and the use of force.
*Required Course for 1L-JD/LLMs
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Scheduled in-class examination
|Laurence R. Helfer|
|Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.275.01.Sp17|
|Email list: LAW.275.01.Sp17@sakai.duke.edu|
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