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Law (LAWS)

Department of Law
Faculty of Public Affairs

LAWS 3603 [0.5 credit]

Public International Law

Examination of the role of law in contemporary international relations. Nature, history and sources of international law; international personality of states; the status of international organizations and individuals; creation and effect of international obligations; importance and functions of law in the settlement of international disputes.
Precludes additional credit for LAWS 3603 [1.0] (no longer offered).
Prerequisite: LAWS 1000 or LAWS 2005, or PAPM 1000 or a Political Science or History course in international relations.
Lectures three hours a week.

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