Courses & Units

Law of Nations LAW608

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Pre-requisites are applicable to non-Law students, as well as to Law students. Those wishing to study this unit who do not meet the pre-requisites should contact the Manager Academic Administration - Law about a possible pre-requisite waiver.

Introduction

This unit examines controversial and topical issues and subjects in contemporary public international law. The unit takes an interdisciplinary perspective by examining the impact of extra-legal factors on the historical development of our contemporary legal regime for public international law and the role of international relations in the current process of international law.

Summary

Unit name Law of Nations
Unit code LAW608
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Discipline Law
Coordinator Doctor Gail Lugten
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced

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Learning Outcomes

  • understand how public international law has developed historically, and how it continues to evolve in reaction to a changing geo-socio-political environment.
  • evaluate through thematic case studies how and why different. states and entities are impacting on the development and content of public international law.
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Requisites

Prerequisites

LAW204 - Administrative Law) AND ((LAW250 - Constitutional Law AND LAW251 - Contract Law AND LAW252 - Foundations of Private Law AND LAW253 - Foundations of Public Law AND LAW254 - International Law AND LAW255 - Legal Reasoning AND LAW256 - Torts) OR (LAW222 - Contract Law B AND LAW223 - Torts A AND LAW224 - Torts B AND LAW225 - Criminal Law A AND LAW226 - Criminal Law B AND LAW205 - Constitutional Law 1 AND LAW221 - Contract Law A) OR (LAW221 - Contract Law A AND LAW222 - Contract Law B AND LAW223 - Torts A AND LAW224 - Torts B AND LAW351 - Criminal Law A AND LAW352 - Criminal Law B and Criminal Procedure AND LAW253 - Foundations of Public Law)

Teaching

AssessmentExamination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (30%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (70%)
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Textbooks

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