Weekly and Daily Topics for

International Law: Law, Context, and Theory

Professor Setear

Spring 1999

 

You may view a tentative list of course topics by week or by day.


Weekly Topics

The semester, you will recall, is 14 weeks long.

  1. The International Legal System and Its Context
  2. Korea Since 1950: An Example of International Law in Context
  3. Trade Treaties (Part I – Overview)
  4. Trade Treaties (Part II – The European Court of Justice)
  5. Trade Treaties (Part III – The World Trade Organization)
  6. Alliance Treaties (NATO)
  7. Arms Control Treaties (The Land-Mines Ban)
  8. Variety Week (Guest Speakers on Various Topics)
  9. The Rights and Limits of Sovereignty
  10. Customary International Law: Consensus-Oriented Rules in a Decentralized System
  11. Treaties: Consent-Oriented Rules in a Decentralized System
  12. Environmental Treaties (Part I – Ozone)
  13. Environmental Treaties (Part II – Whaling)
  14. Review and Synthesis


Daily Topics

Daily topics appear in a bulleted list below the italicized weekly topic. The course meets three times weekly.

 

The International Legal System and Its Context

Korea Since 1950: An Example of International Law in Context

Trade Treaties (Part I – Overview)

Trade Treaties (Part II – The European Court of Justice)

Trade Treaties (Part III – The World Trade Organization)

Alliance Treaties (NATO)

Arms-Control Treaties (The Land-Mines Ban)

Variety Week (Guest Speakers on Various Topics)

SPRING BREAK

The Rights and Limits of Sovereignty

Customary International Law: Consensus-Oriented Rules in a Decentralized System

Treaties: Consent-Oriented Rules in a Decentralized System

Environmental Treaties (Part I – Ozone)

Environmental Treaties (Part II – Whaling and Dolphins)

Review and Synthesis