International Trade Law|   [Archived Catalog]
2018-2019 School of Law Bulletin

LAWS 665 - International Trade Law|

Credits: 2/3

This course focuses on the law of international trade, sometimes also called international economic law, which is a specialized area of public international law of growing importance because of economic groupings like NAFTA (representing a regional free trade area approach) and the WTO (representing the worldwide multilateral free trade approach) as well as foreign direct investment law. The world is in the early stage of another multilateral trade liberalization round (aka the Doha Round), and beyond existing law we shall look at how things are shaping up. This course will be taught using website materials (no book). This will be a shared video conferenced course taught together with foreign universities to make you work through trade law problems together with foreign students.

Prerequisites: None.

Note: This course satisfies the perspective course requirement. It may be taken for 3 credit hours and satisfaction of the graduation writing requirement with the prior permission of the instructor.

Basis of Grade: Paper

Form of Grade: Letter Grade