Asia-Pacific Legal Issues
J.D. Seminar 279 (cross-listed)
| 3 credit hours
This seminar will address both international economic law and general public international law issues of importance to the Asia-Pacific region. The course will particularly focus on legal topics relevant to Asian countries bordering the Pacific Ocean, and to the Pacific Islands, Australia and New Zealand. Coverage will include territorial disputes, fisheries and whaling issues; international migration; international legal disputes between Asia-Pacific countries (before the International Court of Justice, WTO, and in other fora); and issues arising from free trade agreements and other regional and international commitments
Paper topic & thesis statement: Monday, January 31 (by 4:00 PM)
Outline & main arguments (WR only): Monday, February 22 (by 4:00 PM)
Draft paper (as if final) (WR only): Tuesday, March 31 (due in class)
Final paper (to Registrar & professor): Monday, May 2 (by 4:00 PM)
Attendance at, and participation in, each seminar is expected. Excessive absences or a lack of participation may impact negatively on a student’s final grade. Likewise, consistently thoughtful class participation may have a positive impact on students’ final grades, particularly for marks that would otherwise be on a cusp.
Prerequisite: International Law I
Recommended: International Law II, International Trade or International Trade Law, and the graduate course, International Trade Law & Regulation
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