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International Law - LAWS601

This unit provides an introduction to public international law’s key principles, rules, norms and practices. Its coverage includes the role of the United Nations, the law of treaties, the rights and responsibilities of states vis-à-vis each other, their own nationals and those of other states, the limits of state jurisdiction, state and diplomatic immunity, international dispute settlement, international use of force, international criminal law and the relationship between international law and Australia’s legal system. Through independent research, students evaluate the effectiveness of international law in addressing real problems that confront the international community.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 External - Session 1, External (with on campus sessions)

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 External - Session 2, External (with on campus sessions)

Staff Contact(s): Dr Shireen Daft (S1), Dr Roy Baker (S2)

Admission to JD or GradDipLaw or GradCertLaw Prerequisite Information



Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Macquarie Law School

Faculty of Arts

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