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The course will begin the first week of March, in order to match schedules at the two principal schools: the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Belgrade. There will be seven class sessions, consisting of one 2-hour session per week over seven weeks. Each class will begin with 40 minutes of lecture/presentation by a key faculty member from Pittsburgh or Belgrade; then move to 40 minutes of commentary from professors from around the world who are Pitt Law graduates; and conclude with 40 minutes of Q&A with students. Session topics and professors will be (subject to change):
- International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Professor Milena Djordjevic, Belgrade
- Using Private International Law Rules in Transaction Planning, Professor Ronald Brand, Pittsburgh
- International Human Rights Law, Professor Ivana Krstic, Belgrade
- Foreign Law in US Courts, Professor Vivian Curran, Pittsburgh
- International Bankruptcy and related Corporate Issues, Professor Vuk Radovic, Belgrade
- Islamic Law in the International Legal Order, Professor Haider Hamoudi, Pittsburgh
- To Be Determined
The course is graded S/U only.
Readings will be posted prior to each class session. Each student will submit one page of thoughts on each class, due 5:00 p.m. on the day before the next class; and a paper of at least 15 pages on a topic related to the course, due on the last day before final exams.