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226.2 sec. 1 - Foreign Relations Law (Spring 2012)
Instructor: John Choon Yoo (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Meeting Time: W 10:00-12:40
Meeting Location: TBA
Course Start: January 11, 2012
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49622
The course examines the law governing the conduct of American foreign relations. First, we will consider the distribution of the foreign affairs power between the executive, legislative, and judicial branches. Special attention will be given to the original understanding of the foreign affairs power and how the constitutional design has (or has not) changed over time. Second, we will examine the statutory distribution of authority in foreign affairs. The course will conclude with a review of legal constraints on the foreign affairs power imposed by the states, the judiciary, and by international law. Paper required. Paper may satisfy writing requirement.
This course may satisfy the Writing Requirement.
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Required Books are in blue
- Adversarial legalism
Robert A. Kagan
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001.
Copyright Date: To Be Determined
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