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LAW 5699: Legal Origins of Brexit - 2204

Legal Origins of Brexit
Class Term:
Spring Term 2019-2020
Catalog Number:
1 (0 Contact, 0 Field)
Graduation Requirements:
International / Comparative
General Enrollment Course
Full Year Course:
Standard Courses

Additional Information

The course contains seven two-hour sessions. This 1 credit course will be taught entirely during 2 weeks, with 7 class sessions of 2 hours each beginning during the week of January 13 and continuing through the week ending on Friday, January 24, 2020.   

Grading Details

Grades will be determined based on class participation (20%) and a final paper (80%) to be delivered within the 2 weeks following the last class in the course.


  The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with evolutions of EU-law that contributed to the proto-federalization of the European Union, and to the political alienation in some member states, particularly in the UK. Topics will be addressed through a combination of reading assignments, lectures, and classroom discussion. The course is accessible to students without prior knowledge of EU-law or international law.

Legal Origins of Brexit