GOVT S-1740 International Law

This course is an introduction to public international law for students of international relations. The primary purpose is to enhance students' understanding of the ways in which international law orders international politics. Emphasis is on the substantive rules of international law, the relationship between law and politics, and cases that illustrate the issues. Topics include international human rights law, international economic law and institutions, the use of force, war crimes, and terrorism.

(4 credits)

7-week session
Beth Simmons, PhD, Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Harvard University.
Class times: Tuesdays, Thursdays, 8:30-11:30 am. Required sections to be arranged.
Course tuition: noncredit, undergraduate credit $2,920
Course reference number: 32754

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