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Fall 2021
5370 International Law - JACKSON- 16271

Professor(s): Craig Jackson (VISITING)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: International Law 

Time: 6:00p-7:30p  MW  Location: 109  BLB

Course Outline: The course will address the nature, sources and evidences of international law; incorporation of international law into U.S. legal processes (including direct and indirect incorporation and incorporation by reference for civil and criminal sanctions; limitations on and enhancement of congressional and executive power; international agreements and customary law in U.S. legal processes; litigation of human rights; conflicts with federal statutes; and supremacy); jurisdiction under international law (both prescriptive and enforcement); foreign sovereign immunity, the act of state doctrine, and nonimmunity; and current events implicating international law.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   Whether this course will be distance education, or will have a physical room assigned, and if so the extent to which the instructor might use the room during the semester, is not determined at the time when registration initially opens for this course.  You may see contrary indications in the UH systems where you actually register for the course.  In other words, this course might be distance education with no use of a physical classroom. It might be the “HyFlex” mode in which some Law Center courses used a physical room during 2020-21. As we get closer to the start of the term/semester for this course, this course note will be updated as decisions are determined. The instructors will be involved in those decisions, but decisions about modalities may not be invariant throughout the term/semester or between now and when the course starts.

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First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 12/15 6pm-9pm  213 BLB    

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Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Available

Course Materials (4/20/2021 5:13:06 PM)

Book(s) Required

REQUIRED:
ISBN: 978 1640200678