University of Pittsburgh

Foreign Affairs Seminar

Catalog Number: 5852
3.0 Credits
Seminar

This seminar will address the role of international law and constitutional law in the conduct of U.S. foreign affairs. We will discuss such topics as constitutional war powers, treaty powers, and the role of courts in foreign policy disputes. The seminar will discuss the role of law, courts and the separation of powers in the current war on terrorism. Grade will be based on paper or written memorandum of law, and class participation. Papers written for this seminar may be used to satisfy the upper level writing requirement. Enrollment is limited to 12 students.

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