LAW 5307: Foreign Affairs, International Law, and the Constitution - 2204

Foreign Affairs, International Law, and the Constitution
Class Term:
Spring Term 2019-2020
Catalog Number:
5307
Class Schedule:
Monday
Wednesday
3:30 pm
4:45 pm
Room:
LAW G12
Professor(s):

Professor

Type:
Lecture
Credits:
3 (0 Contact, 0 Field)
Graduation Requirements:
International / Comparative
"W" Writing
Priority:
General Enrollment Course
Full Year Course:
No
Category:
Standard Courses

Description

Course looks at the role that international and constitutional law play in conduct of United States foreign policy; the incorporation of international law into our domestic legal structure; presidential vs. congressional war powers; the respective role of the senate, the president, and the judiciary in making, interpreting, and terminating international treaties; the role of the judiciary in deciding cases involving foreign affairs; and individual rights and foreign affairs; and the role of international and constitutional law in combatting foreign terrorism. The course also addresses the concrete problems of litigating foreign affairs issues in U.S. courts.

Foreign Affairs, International Law, and the Constitution