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International Legal Philosophy
J.D. Course 302 (cross-listed) | 3 credit hours
This course will examine the philosophical approaches to international law. It will explore major jurisprudential schools of thought, including natural law, positivism, critical legal studies, Laswell-McDougal, Regime analysis, feminist approaches, and non-western approaches. It will also examine several of the most important issues of international legal theory. Course requirements include five three-page papers during the term, an oral presentation, and a final paper.
Recommended: International Law I: Introduction to International Law.
Attendance at the first class is required and enrolled and waitlisted students must attend the first class in order to remain or be enrolled.
This course meets on the Main Campus. Main Campus courses begin Wednesday, January 8, 2014. The first meeting of this course will be Thursday, January 9, 2014. Be aware this course may run on a different calendar than the Law Center during weeks where there is a holiday. Please take this into consideration when creating your schedule so that you have flexibility to attend the class on a different day, but at the same time. See the schedule of courses on the Main Campus Registrar's Webpage for room assignments at http://registrar.georgetown.edu/. Law students may register only through the Law Center's registration system. This seminar requires a paper. J.D. students must register for the 3 credit WR section of the seminar (LAWJ-302-09) if they wish to write a paper fulfilling the Upperclass Legal Writing Requirement. The paper requirements of the 3 credit section paper will not fulfill the Upperclass Legal Writing Requirement.