2017 Summer School Subject List
Public International Law (LAWS1023) - Applications Closed
|Faculty: Law (Sydney Law School) |
Department: Law (Sydney Law School)
Credit Points: 6
|Start Date: 30 Jan 2017 |
End Date: 10 Feb 2017
Status: Applications Closed
Applications Open: 04 Oct 2016
Applications Close: 04 Jan 2017
Census date: 30 Jan 2017
On-time withdrawals close: 30 Jan 2017
Available to audit: No
Open to HSC graduates?: No
The compulsory unit of study is an introduction to the general problems, sources and techniques of public international law. The unit surveys the fundamental rules and principles public international law through an examination of the following topics (1) the nature, function and scope of public international law, (2) the sources of public international law, (3) the law of treaties including principles of treaty interpretation, (4) the relationship between public international law and municipal law, (5) the extent of civil and criminal state jurisdiction, (6) immunities from state jurisdiction including diplomatic privileges and immunities (7) state responsibility, including diplomatic protection, nationality of claims and exhaustion of local remedies, (8) regulation of the use of force in international relations, and (9) dispute settlement.
Mid-session exam 20%, 1 hour; final exam 80%, 2 hours.
Start Date: 30 Jan 2017 End Date: 10 Feb 2017
Lectures: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9:00 - 14:30 hrs
Mid-session exam: Wednesday 8 Feb at 2pm 1 hr and 15 mins reading time.
Final exam: Friday 24 Feb at 10am for 2 hrs and 30 mins reading time.
PRESCRIBED: D Harris and S Sivakumaran Cases and Materials on International Law (8th ed., 2015).
STRONGLY RECOMMENDED: J Crawford Brownlie’s Principles of Public International Law (8th ed., 2012).