FUNDAMENTAL PERSPECTIVES ON INT'L LAW, 6th ed.
(only to 3rd level of 5 in text---general organization same, except for
.§2.7, which is an abridged version of 5th ed. Chap. 7 on diplomacy)

CHAP 1 : WHAT IS INT'L LAW
Chapter Introduction
.....A. Course Relevance
.....B. Point of Entry
§1.1 Definition and Scope
.....A. State-Driven History
.....B. Non-State Actors Evolve
.....C. International Law or Politics?
.....D. National-Int'l Law Links
.....E. Related Disciplines
§1.2 Sources of Internat'l Law
.....A. Introduction
.....B. Practical Applications
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CHAP 4: INDIVIDUALS AND
...............CORPORATIONS
Chapter Introduction
§4.1 Individual's Status
.....A. Historical Limitation
.....B. Evolving Int'l Personality
§4.2 Nationality, Statelessness,
.....and Refugees
.....A. Nationality
.....B. Statelessness
.....C. Refugees
§4.3 Corporate Nationality
§4.4 Injury to Aliens
.....A. Codification Attempts
.....B. Categories of Injury
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CHAP 7: TREATIES
Chapter Introduction
§7.1 Definition and Classification
.....A. Definitional Contours
.....B. Contemporary Classification
§7.2 Formation, Performance,
.....Cessation
.....A. Treaty Formation
.....B. Treaty Observance
§7.3 US Treaty Practice
.....A. Treaty versus Executive
......... Agreement
.....B. Conflict Resolution
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CHAP 10: HUMAN RIGHTS
Chapter Introduction
§10.1 Human Rights in Context
.....A. Historical Foreword
.....B. Genocide "Debate"
.....C. Ethnic Cleansing Variation
.....D. Humanitarian Intervention
§10.2 UN Promotional Role
.....A. UN Charter Provisions
.....B. Int'l Bill of Human Rights
.....C. Special Human Rts Initiatives
§10.3 Human Rights Potpourri
.....A. Racial/Ethnic Rights
.....B. Women's Rights
.....C. Children's Rights
.....D. Religious and Linguistic Rights
.....E. Migrant Rights
.....F. Indigenous Rights
.....G. Prisoner's Rights
.....H. Disabled Rights
.....I. GLBT Rights

  §10.4 Regional Human Rights
....Approaches
.....A. Europe
.....B. Latin America
.....C. Africa
.....D. Asia
.....E. Muslim Perspectives

 §10.5 Other Human Rts Actors
.....A. Non-governmental Org.
.....B. Private Corporations


 §10.6 US Human Rights
.....Perspectives
.....A. Treaty Participation Dilemma
.....B. Executive Branch Policy
.....C. Legislative Perspectives
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CHAP 2: STATES
Chapter Introduction
§2.1 State's Legal Status
.....A. "State"
.....B. Elements of Statehood
§2.2 Shifting Infrastructure
§2.3 Recognition
.....A. Recognition by States
.....B. Recognition by Organizations
§2.4 Changes in State Status
.....A. Succession
.....B. Secession
.....C. Self-Determination
§2.5 State Responsibility
.....A. International Accountability
.....B. Draft State Conduct Articles
§2.6 Sovereign Immunity
.....A. Absolute Immunity
.....B. Restrictive Immunity
§2.7 Diplomatic Relations
.....A. Introduction
.....B. Diplomatic Establishment
.....C. Core Diplomatic Functions
.....D. Sending or Host Territory?
.....E. Immunities and Abuse
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CHAP 5:EXTRATERRITORIAL
............. JURISDICTION
Chapter Introduction
§5.1 Definitional Setting
.....A. Sovereignty and Jurisdiction
.....B. Applications
§5.2 Jurisdictional Principles
.....A. Introduction
.....B. Territorial Principle
.....C. Nationality Principle
.....D. Passive Personality Principle
.....E. Protective Principle
.....F. Universal Principle
.....G. Internet Applications
§5.3 Extradition
.....A. Utility
.....B. Irregular Alternatives
.....C. Avoiding Extradition
§5.4 Judicial Assistance
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CHAP 8: ARBITRATION
................AND ADJUDICATION
Chapter Introduction
§8.1 Alternative Dispute ....Resolution
.....A. Introduction
.....B. Devices
§8.2 Arbitration and
.....Adjudication: Evolution
.....A. Arbitration History
.....B. Adjudication History
§8.3 Arbitration: Modern
...Classification
.....A. Arbitral Tribunal Chart
.....B. Classification
§8.4 International Court Justice
.....A. Charter Provisions
.....B. UN Trust Fund
.....C. ICJ Statute
.....D. Chambers Option
.....E. Advisory Jurisdiction
§8.5 International Crim. Courts
.....A. Early Prospects
.....B. Nuremberg and Tokyo Trib.
.....C. Ad Hoc Int'l Crim. Tribunals
.....D. Permanent ICC
§8.6 Regional Court Adjudication
.....A. Int'l Law in Regional Courts
.....B. Selected Regional Courts
§8.7 National Court Adjudication
.....A. Jurisprudential Restrictions
.....B. Country Studies
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CHAP 11: ENVIRONMENT
Chapter Introduction
§11.1 Historical Devolution
.....A. Early Apprehension
.....B. Trail Smelters Arbitration
.....C. Selected Disasters
§11.2 UN Environmental Program
.....A. Emerging Multilateralism
.....B. 1972 Stockholm Conference
.....C. 1992 Rio Conference
.....D. 2002 Johannesburg Summit
§11.3 Contemporary Alternatives
.....A. Alternative Environ'al Fora
.....B. War and the Environment
.....C. Criminal Law Option
.....D. Environmental Human Rights
.....E. Corporate Environmental
.........Responsibility
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CHAP 3: ORGANIZATIONS
Chapter Introduction
§3.1 Organization's Legal Status
.....A. Introduction
.....B. Capacity under Internat'l Law
.....C. Organizational Responsibility
§3.2 Organizational Classification
.....A. Traditional Model
.....B. Functional Shift
§3.3 United Nations
.....A. Historical Backdrop
.....B. UN Entities
.....C. UN Assessment
§3.4 European Union
.....A. Evolution
.....B. EU-UN Comparison
§3.5 Other Organizations
.....A. North Atlantic Treaty Org.
.....B. Organization for Security and .........Cooperation in Europe
.....C. Commonwealth of
,,,,,,,,,,Independent States
.....D. Organization of Amer. States
.....E. Arab League and Organization
.........of the Islamic Conference
.....F. African Union
§3.6 Organizational Immunity
.....A. United Nations
.....B. Other Organizations

 

 

 

 


CHAP 6: RANGE OF
................SOVEREIGNTY
Chapter Introduction
§6.1 Categories of Territory
.....A. Sovereign Territory
.....B. Trust Territory
.....C. Terra Nullius
.....D. Res Communis
§6.2 Dominion Over Land
.....A. Historical Approach
.....B. Historical Approach Critics
.....C. New Territorial Acquisition .........Modes
§6.3 Law of the Sea
.....A. Internal Waters
.....B. Territorial Sea
.....C. High Seas
.....D. Contiguous Zone
.....E. Exclusive Economic Zone
.....F. Continental Shelf
.....G. Deep Seabed
.....H. Prognosis
§6.4 Air Zones
.....A. Domestic Airspace
.....B. Airspace Abroad
.....C. Outer Space

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHAP 9: USE OF FORCE
Chapter Introduction
§9.1 Defining "Force"
.....A. What is Force?
.....B. Variables Affecting Legitimacy
.....C. Selected Applications
§9.2 UN Principles on Force
.....A. Fundamental Regime
.....B. UNSC Chapter VII Powers
.....C. Charter Prohibits State Force
.....D. Charter Self-defense Provision
.....E. Collective Self-defense
.....F. Nuclear Weapons Dilemma
.....G. Future Organizational Force
§9.3 Peacekeeping Operations
.....A. Non-UN Peacekeeping
.....B. UN Peacekeeping
§9.4 Multilateral Agreements
.....A. Hague Conferences
.....B. League of Nations
.....C. Other Initiatives
§9.5 Humanitarian Intervention
.....A. Introduction
.....B. Definitional Contours
.....C. Private Intervention
.....D. Rescue
§9.6 Laws of War-Traditional ....Application
.....A. Historical Setting
.....B. Essence of Laws of War
.....C. Organizational Accountability
§9.7 Laws of War-Post-9-11 US ...Application
.....A. Combatant Status
.....B. Detainee Cases
.....C. Military Commissions
.....D. Torture Redefined?
.....E. Rendition
.....F. Post-2008 About Face?

CHAP 12: ECONOMIC
..................RELATIONS
Chapter Introduction
§12.1 Economics and Int'l Law
.....A. Historical Evolution
.....B. International Law Links
§12.2 World Trade Organization
.....A. Tariffs and Trade Agreement
.....B. GATT Evolves into WTO
.....C. WTO at Work
.....D. Intellectual Property
.....E. Globalization Fissure
§12.3 Regional Economic Ass'ns
.....A. Regional Anatomy
.....B. Summits: Economic Diplomacy
.....C. Trade NGOs
§12.4 New Int'l Economic Order
.....A. Historical Evolution
.....B. New, New Int'l Econ. Order
§12.5 Corrupt Int'l Transactions
.....A. US Kickoff
.....B. Bribery and International Law
.....C. Regional Controls
.....D. Global Controls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


..Posted: 09/04/09