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International Public Law

  • Course Code :
    LAW 201
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Public Administration

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Area of Study :

In a rapid developing society, either within the national or the international sense, a student within the faculty of Economics and Political science, shall be aware of the basic principles governing International law and International relations, which is basically what this course aims to achieve. It deals with, inter alia, the definition of international law, the differentiation between public and private international law, the main sources of international law, the Vienna convention on the law of treaties, the definition and characteristics of a state, sovereignty and recognition of state, national borders, the succession of states, international responsibility, self-defense, intervention, preemptive wars, law of the sea, air law, space law and Antarctica. All of which, using different examples from international cases as developed by international courts, such as the International Criminal Court (ICC), International Court Of Justice (ICJ), International Criminal Tribunal for formal Yugoslavia (ICTY), European Court for Human Rights (ECHR), and developing case study skills with the students. Course Goals: • Develop an understanding of the key concepts in the field of international public law. • Equip students with a legal framework through which they can view the state and its relations in political science.

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International Public Law

In a rapid developing society, either within the national or the international sense, a student within the faculty of Economics and Political science, shall be aware of the basic principles governing International law and International relations, which is basically what this course aims to achieve. It deals with, inter alia, the definition of international law, the differentiation between public and private international law, the main sources of international law, the Vienna convention on the law of treaties, the definition and characteristics of a state, sovereignty and recognition of state, national borders, the succession of states, international responsibility, self-defense, intervention, preemptive wars, law of the sea, Air law, space law, and Antarctica. All of which, using different examples from international cases as developed by international courts, such as the International Criminal Court (ICC), International Court Of Justice (ICJ), International Criminal Tribunal for formal Yugoslavia (ICTY), European Court for Human Rights (ECHR), and developing case study skills with the students.

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International Public Law

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define social phenomena and their regulation from a legal perspective.
2- Recognize the interplay between legal rules and underlying social values.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Develop skills in critical, logical and structured reasoning generally and within the context of public international law in particular.
2- Develop students' analytical and critical thinking skills.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Interpret the strengths and weaknesses of law generally and public international law in particular as an instrument of social organization and control.
2- Apply the international law procedures for the pacific settlement of international disputes.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Appraise the communications skills of students so that they can present and argue in an academic manner.
2- Interpret more advanced concepts and cases in the field of law

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International Public Law

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction 3 1
The Nature of International Law 3 1
Sources of International Law 3 1
Treaties 3 1
International Law and Municipal Law/Public and Private International Law 6 2
States, Recognition and International Law 3 1
Midterm Exam 1
International Organizations and Regimes 3 1
Individuals and International Law 3 1
International Conflict 3 1
Succession of States, International Responsibility, Self-defense, Intervention, Preemptive Wars, Law of the Sea, Air Law, Space Law and Antarctica 6 2
The International Courts 3 1
Final Exam 1

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International Public Law

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Data show and computer in lectures
Group discussion
Research Paper

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International Public Law

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Attendance and Participation 15.00 To assess understanding
Final Exam 40.00 15 To assess knowledge and intellectual skills.
Midterm Exam(s) 30.00 8 To assess professional skills.
Research Paper 15.00

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International Public Law

Books:

Book Author Publisher
International Law Rebecca Wallace Sweet & Maxwell

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