Foreign Affairs, International Law, and the ConstitutionClass Term:
Spring Term 2019-2020Catalog Number:
3 (0 Contact, 0 Field)Graduation Requirements:
International / Comparative
General Enrollment CourseFull Year Course:
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.