POLS 545 Interntl Law & Org

This course is a study of rules that govern sovereign states in their legal relations with each other; historic development and current status of the law of nations. Key cases are studied to illustrate rules. It includes a survey of the development of international institutions from the 19th century public unions to the more recent specialized agencies; procedures for settlement of disputes; development of law in and outside the community of nations; and the study of international organizations as a political phenomenon of the 20th century.


3 credits