Int'l Institutions

SLN #: 14651
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 010
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Gartner

Course Description:
This course will examine the role of international institutions in responding to key global challenges and shaping international law. It will cover the major institutions established since World War II, such as the United Nations and the World Bank. It will also explore the role of informal economic bodies like the G-8 and the emergence of a new generation of institutions in recent decades to respond to new challenges in areas such as global health. The course will also explore the role of private actors, including non-governmental organizations and the private sector, in shaping public international law and international institutions. Finally, the course will look at some of the current debates around reforming existing international institutions.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Numeric Grade and ONE-Time Pass Option is Available, or Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Secure
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Yes

* The law school has a policy that is used to calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.