- A.A. 2019/2020
- CFU 12
- Ore 60
- Classe di laurea LMG/01
Knowledge of English is required.
The aim of the course is to teach you the basic features of public international law and the international legal order and the meaning of public international law for legal practice. The course offers you a first approach with international legal documents in order to test your capacity to analyze and interpret the legal issues addressed by these texts.
1. Introduction: A Short History of International Law
2. States as the Primary subjects of International Law
3. Limitations on State Sovereignty
4. International Organizations
5. Other Subjects of International Law
6. The Individual in International Legal System
7. General International Law
8. The Law of the Treaties
9. Soft Law Instruments
10. Relationship between the Sources of International law
11. The Implementation of International Rules within National Systems
12. The Nature and Forms of International Responsibility
13. Economic Sanctions and International Law
14. The Peaceful Settlement of Disputes
15. The Use of Force
16. Special Part: Introduction to the International Law of the Sea
- 1. (A) Jan Klabbers International Law Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2017
- Students regularly attending the Course will be expected to prepare for the exam on the basis of the notes taken during the classes and of the relevant materials indicated by the lecturer.
- Students not attending the Course will be expected to prepare for the exam on the textbook.
- Classes will mostly be held by the teacher. Working groups will be constituted in order to deliver presentations on select topics of international law during the course. Seminars can be organized on selected topics with the invitation of experts.