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LAWS6243 - International Law I
Faculty of Law (Sydney Law School) - 6 credit points
HECS Band three
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Law
Offered session(s): 2, 105
Prohibitions: LAWS5005 or equivalent
Teacher/Coordinator: Assoc Prof Fleur Johns (S105), Assoc Prof Tim Stephens (S2)

Classes: S105: May 4, 5 & 11, 12 and S2: 1x2-hr lecture/week

Assessment: 4000wd essay (50%) and take-home exam (50%)

This unit provides an introduction to public international law. Its purpose is to ensure that students have a thorough understanding of the core principles and problems of, and contemporary issues in, international law. The unit covers the following topics: nature and scope of public international law, sources of public international law, international legal personality, the law of treaties, how title to territory is acquired, state jurisdiction in international law, immunity from jurisdiction, state responsibility for international wrongs, dispute settlement, and the legality of the use of force.This unit is compulsory for MIL and GradDipIntLaw students who have not completed any previous study in international law and must be taken in the first semester of candidature. This unit replaced LAWS6243 Public International Law.
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