Law and the International Economy

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Spring 2013 Course
Meets: Th, F 9:50am - 11:50am in Pound Hall Room 102
4 classroom credits

This course is designed to introduce first-year students to the architecture of the international economic law system. The course will place private international economic law in its increasingly robust public international economic law context. It will examine the various types of international economic deals (including private cross-border contracts; public-private investment contracts; and bilateral and multilateral economic treaties), the various types of law that regulate these deals (international and domestic law, including foreign law; bilateral and multilateral treaties; hard and soft law), and various international dispute resolution mechanisms (including domestic litigation; commercial arbitration; and nation-to-nation dispute resolution).