Course Description

LAW 270 - Public International Law

This course will introduce students to the basic concepts and problems of public international law and the international legal system. The course will deal with a broad range of topics including the origins and sources of international law; U.S. foreign relations law; statehood and recognition in international law; principles of state sovereignty, territory, and jurisdiction; the law of treaties; state responsibility; state immunity and immunity of diplomats and consular; responsibility for injury to aliens; international criminal and humanitarian law; the United Nations and collective enforcement; the use of force and self-defense; terrorism; international human rights; international trade; and the law of the sea, air, and space.

Course Information:

Faculty Term Course Section Schedule Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Khaled Abou El Fadl 19F 270 LEC 1 R 3:20 PM - 6:20 PM 3.0 No No

Previous Course Offerings:

Faculty Term Course Section Schedule Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Kal Raustiala 17F 270 LEC 1 TR 3:20 PM - 5:30 PM 4.0 No No
Kal Raustiala 18F 270 LEC 1 MW 3:20 PM - 5:30 PM 4.0 No No
International & Comparative Law - International Business and Trade Law; International & Comparative Law - International, Comparative, and Foreign Law; International & Comparative Law - International Human Rights; Critical Race Studies; Public Interest Law and Policy; International and Comparative Law JD Specialization;