This course is a follow-up to the compulsory International Law course LAWS2250.
Having reviewed the general structure and principles of international law, this course is intended to round out the coverage of 'general' public international law by focusing on areas only partially dealt with in the compulsory course LAWS2250 and which warrant further consideration in light of their importance. It is envisaged that in 2013 topics covered will be: the law of treaties with a particular emphasis on issues such as interpretation as well as the grounds for invalidity, termination and suspension of treaties; territory in international law, including various interests a State can have in a territory other than sovereignty; State responsibility for internationally wrongful acts; and international organizations as subjects of international law.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:At the end of this course, students should have a better understanding of the system of international law and its functioning, notably in important ‘core’ areas of international law.
Indicative AssessmentDetails of the final assessment will be provided on the course Wattle page by the first week of semester. Assessment for this course normally consists of a mid-semester and an end of semester exam.
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WorkloadApproximately 10 hours per week including lectures.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsAn E-brick and Bibliography are made available through the course Wattle page. There is no prescribed textbook for this course although students are encouraged to consult textbooks and other materials, including those listed in the Bibliography and which are available in the Law Library.
Assumed KnowledgeMaterial covered in the compulsory International Law course LAWS2250, although there will be a brief revision at the start of the course.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9741||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|