INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE MECHANISMS

LAW5IDM

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject explores the main dispute resolution mechanisms available to address a broad range of international disputes. Students will review a cross-section of international institutions and their relevant rules which enable them to resolve a wide variety of disputes. The course also reviews the broad principles relating to the resolution of international disputes of a legal nature, including those between private parties, between private parties and states or between states.











SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorOz Susler

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate program offered by the School of Law, or must have permission of the Director of Programs or delegate

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate high level research skills in relation to primary and secondary sources of dispute resolution laws and mechanisms

Activities:
Analysis of written cases, case-study examples, research and analysis of articles and cases, assessment.

02. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the legal and procedural framework of dispute resolution mechanisms world wide.

Activities:
Frameworks for doctrines explained and illustrated in concept presentations, individual student reading and analysis of cases and concepts and in-class discussions to clarify, as well as assessment.

03. Evaluate claims made in a factual scenario with reference to an appropriate international dispute mechanism

Activities:
Argument development and evaluation modelled through presentations, individual student reading of cases and in-class discussions to clarify and evaluate applications, assessment.

04. Critically analyse key principles relating to international disputes

Activities:
Frameworks for doctrines explained and illustrated in concept presentations, individual student reading and analysis of cases and concepts, in-class discussions to clarify, assessment.

05. Write a legal opinion on an international dispute with reference to relevant laws/treaties/rules

Activities:
Argument development and evaluation modelled through presentations, individual student reading of cases and in-class discussions to clarify and evaluate applications, assessment.

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