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Fall 2022
5370 International Law - JACKSON- 15393

Professor(s): Craig Jackson (VISITING)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: International Law 

Time: 6:00p-7:30p  MW  Location:  

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: (Face-to-Face)  The UH registration system instruction mode for this course is listed in parenthesis. After student registration opens, there may be instruction mode changes to this course up through two weeks before the first day of classes for the term, but notice of such changes will be sent to then-registered students. For this instruction mode, instructors and students are expected to normally be physically present in the classroom. If the course has a final examination, it will be in a classroom requiring your physical presence. Other assessment, such as a mid term exam, may also be in a classroom. Whether this instructor will offer “remote presence” (starting a zoom meeting from the podium computer to enable student remote access on an occasional basis) for part or all of the semester is not known, but students should not rely on an expectation that remote presence will be available.

Prerequisites:  

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 12/14 6-9pm      

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Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Available

Course Materials (3/22/2022 3:14:37 PM)

Book(s) Required

International Law Cases and Materials, Damrosch and Murphy, 7th ed
ISBN: 978-1-640200678