International Law


The norms that govern states in their legal relations and the current development of law among nations, based on cases and other legal materials relating to the nature and function of the law; recognition of states and governments; continuity of states and state succession; jurisdiction over persons, land, sea, air, and outer space; international responsibility and the law of claims; diplomatic privileges and immunities; treaties; regulation of the use of force; and the challenges posed by new states to the established legal order. Emphasis on the case-law method, as used in law school instruction.

Course Information

POL-UA 740


4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Spring 2018

James Chieh Hsiung
MW: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM SILV 206