Goals of the Course(JPN)
Goals of the Course
|The topic for the seminar this term is "Public international law". Public international law is the area of law that binds the states of the world and defines much of the international order. It operates in a very wide range of fields, from human rights law to environmental law to trade and investment law.|
Objectives of the Course(JPN)
Objectives of the Course
|There are three objectives to this course.|
The first is to provide students with an understanding of the basic framework of public international law. What are its sources, how is it created, what areas does it operate in and what mechanisms exist to enforce it?
The second is to provide students with an understanding of selected practical and theoretical issues related to the field.
The third is to allow students to conduct in depth research on an issue in public international law and share their results with their peers.
Course Content / Plan
|Week 1: Introduction and class overview|
Week 2: Sources of public international law
Week 3: Major areas of public international law, international organizations
Week 4: Mechanisms for enforcing public international law
Week 5: Student presentations
Week 6: Student presentations
Week 7: Student presentations
Week 8: Student presentations
Week 9: Student presentations
Week 10: Student presentations
Week 11: Student presentations
Week 12: Student presentations
Week 13: Student presentations
Week 14: Student presentations
Week 15: Student presentations
Course Prerequisites and Related Courses
Course Evaluation Method and Criteria
|The course will be graded according to the letter grade system. Please refer to the Student Handbook for details on that system.|
The total grade for this course will be calculated based on:
10% Student Participation
90% Student Presentation
|No textbook is required. Reading Materials will be distrusted on the course NUCT page.|
|No reference book is required. Reading Materials will be distrusted on the course NUCT page.|
Study Load(Self-directed Learning Outside Course Hours)
|Please come prepared to each class having done any required readings and ready to engage in a discussion on the topic.|
Notice for Students
Lecture format, etc.
List of hybrid classes employing both face-to-face and remote teaching methods will be posted in the "News" of the homepage of the Graduate School of Law.
*If there are any changes in the teaching methods after the period of course registration, it will be announced on NUCT.
Additional measures for remote class (on-demand class)
Remote classes are conducted via NUCT. Questions to instructors should be asked using the NUCT "Message" function.
Student discussions will be conducted using the NUCT "Message" function. (If the instructor has added the "Forum" function, the "Forum" can also be used.)
Follow your instructor's directions if your instructor has any other directions.