PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW
Credit points: 15
Students are introduced to concepts and doctrines of Public International Law. Public International Law is about rules that govern relationships within the international community including between States, States and other subjects of international law, and to a limited extent between States and citizens of States. Students will be provided the opportunity to reflect on substantive values underlying international law and the relationship between international and domestic law will be considered with a focus on enforceability of international obligations. Topics covered include sources of international law, the creation and recognition of states, state responsibility, state jurisdiction and immunity, international dispute resolution and the use of force under international law. Students will be equipped to reflect on domestic and international political events from an international rule of law perspective.
FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law
Subject Co-ordinatorLola Akin Ojelabi
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Prerequisites LAW1LIM or POL1SNS
Incompatible subjects LAW2PIL
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLola Akin Ojelabi
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|one 2,250 word take-home or mid-semester exam||40|
|one 2,250-word essay||50|
|tutorial participation||Tutorial participation requirements will be provided in the first lecture.||10|