International Law Research

LAW JD 707

An important component of understanding international law is mastering all the diverse sources of this area of law. Students will learn to navigate the international system as well as the relevant primary sources of law. Students will learn research strategies and skills for locating treaties, decisions of international tribunals, documents of international organizations and other sources of state practice. Among the organizations the course will discuss the United Nations, the OAS, the EU and the WTO. In addition, students will be introduced to strategies for researching the law of foreign jurisdictions. Students will gain hands-on experience in answering legal research questions in the area of international and comparative law. Classes will combine instruction and hands-on exercises using major print, electronic, and web based resources for international law research. NOTE: This class counts toward the 6 credit Experiential Learning requirement. ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENT: A student who fails to attend the first class or to obtain permission to be absent from either the instructor or the Registrar, will be administratively dropped from the class. Students who are on the wait list are required to attend the first meeting to be considered for enrollment. Meeting dates: (A1 - 10/7/2021-11/18/2021, B1 -- 10/9/2021-11/19/2021)

FALL 2021 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Landenberger LAW 417 R 8:30 am-10:30 am Stamped Approval
Class Closed

FALL 2021 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 Landenberger LAW 417 F 8:15 am-10:15 am Stamped Approval
Class Closed

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