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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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Units: 3
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.

Exam Notes: P
Course Category: International and Comparative Law
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
Public Law and Policy

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  • Adversarial legalism
    Robert A. Kagan
    Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001.
    ISBN: 9780674012417
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $9.72
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Folletts prices are unavailable at this time.

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