Global Law and Governance

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Fall 2013 Course
Meets: M, T 1:10pm - 3:10pm in Griswold Hall Room 110
4 classroom credits

This course explores ideas about how we are governed globally and projects to improve global governance through law. We will focus on the field of international law and organization, examining the history of ideas, legal doctrines, institutional and administrative structures developed over the last century to organize and legalize international economic and political life. The readings will focus on various ways to think about the legal organization of global order, and on the history of legal efforts to organize and institutionalize international affairs.

Subject Areas: Human Rights , International, Comparative & Foreign Law .