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National Security Law

  • The International Law of the Sea

    February 3, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This course explores the international law of the sea, which is one of the most important and compelling areas…

  • New Technologies and the Law of War

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Changes in contemporary warfare are challenging the fundamental principles of its regulation and their application in practice. From the…

  • Climate Lawyering

    January 30, 2023

    Drop Deadline: January 27, 2023 Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The threat of potentially catastrophic consequences from climate change due to increasing concentrations…

  • Making Rights Real: The Ghana Project

    January 30, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Making Rights Real: The Ghana Project Clinic (1 required spring clinical credit; option for winter term clinical credit and additional spring clinical…

  • Governing Digital Technology

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisite: This is a JD 1L only offering. Exam Type: One-Day Take-home This course offers a rigorous introduction to the field of cyberlaw. We will…

  • Laws of War

    January 19, 2023

    Prerequisite: Public International Law is recommended. Exam Type: One-Day Take-Home The law of war is one of the oldest branches of international law, but whether…

  • National Security Law

    January 19, 2023

    Prerequisite: Enrollment is by permission of instructor. Interested students should email a CV and statement of interest to Mr. Baker at…

  • How Wars End: The Role of Negotiation

    January 19, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam It is commonly thought that wars end after a decisive military battle produces to a conclusive victory – one…

  • Digital Governance: Privacy and Technology Trade-Offs

    January 19, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Grading will be based 50% on class participation and 50% on 6 short thought papers written and…