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Professional Studies in International Law

[Lecture Course Basic Information]

Lecturer: YAMAGATA Hideo
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Course Type: Lecture
Semester: Spring
Year: M1・M2
Course Periods: April - July
Credits: 2
Whether mandatory or not: not mandatory
Classroom: Seminar Room 3 in GSID

 

Outline of Lecture Course This is an introductory course on international law. International law functions as a legal framework, within which international actors including States engage in various transactions with other actors.This course is aimed to impart a basic knowledge of what international law is, and how it works. Due to time constraints, it does not cover the entire field of international law. However, it will discuss some fundamental principles of international law such as State sovereignty, jurisdiction and peaceful settlement of international disputes.
Course Objectives This course is aimed to impart a basic idea of international law. Students will be able to obtain basic skills to find, interpret and apply some rules of international law. Knowledge on international law will be useful and beneficial for a practicing negotiator in the international arena.
Textbooks David Harris & Sandesh Sivakumaran, Cases and Materials on International Law, Sweet & Maxwell (8th ed., 2015);
Course Materials/Supplementaries Handouts and materials will be supplied to students through NUCT.
Assessment Course performance: 30 %, Written examination: 70%.
Prerequisites No prerequisites.

Instructions for Out-of-Class Study 事前にレジュメを参照し、参考文献を読んでおくこと。
Responding to Student Questions 授業の中で質問に回答することで、皆が同じ情報を共有できるようにする。
Other Notes レジュメ及び資料をNUCTにアップする。各自ダウンロードしておき、授業中に閲覧可能となるよう準備しておいてほしい。

 

Lecture Theme Lecture Course Description Learning outside the class Related page
1 What is international law? no preparation necessary
2 State sovereignty and jurisdiction. Read Harris pp.224, 232-233, 235-236, 242, 247-254
3 Jurisdiction to prescribe. Read Harris pp.230-241, 250-257,
4 Jurisdiction to enforce. Read Harris pp.237-246
5 Diplomatic Immunity Read Harris pp.276-281
6 Sources of international law Read Harris pp.15-17, 20-33,
7 Formation of customary international law. Read Harris pp.18-33
8 Treaties as a source of international law Read Harris pp.33-43, 639-653
9 Effects of treaties Read Harris pp.653-671, 675-685
10 Other sources of international law Read Harris pp.34-56
11 Peaceful settlement of international disputes. Read Harris pp.847-858
12 Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice. Read Harris pp.855-875
13 Limitations of the Court jurisdiction Read Harris pp.875-882
14 Function of the Court. Read Harris pp.882-895
15 Review of the course Review the previous lectures

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