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INTS 452: International Law

Term: Spring

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements: F8

A study of the sources and development of international law with particular focus on examination of the core domains of the law
including international human rights law; diplomatic law; the law of treaties; international criminal law; international environmental
law; as well as the law of the sea, among others. The course seeks to address questions such as; what are the sources of international
law? Who makes international law and how is it legislated? What are the rights and duties of subjects of international law? Who
enforces international law and how? Towards this end, specific legal cases are delineated and discussed with a view to demonstrating the
practical application of international law and the difficulties associated with enforcing international law.

Prerequisites: none.