International Arbitration

SLN #: 95894
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 032
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Sahani
Course Books: View List of Books

Course Description:
This course introduces students to the practice of international arbitration and its complexities, controversies, and innovations. International arbitration is an essential, peaceful means of resolving disputes worldwide involving countries, businesses, and individuals. International arbitration cases can involve issues ranging from business dealings to foreign direct investments to intergovernmental disputes regarding country boundaries, control over natural resources, or trade regulations. This course addresses international arbitration in its three main forms: international commercial arbitration (business v. business), investment treaty arbitration (business v. country), and intergovernmental dispute settlement (country v. country). There are no prerequisites. A basic introduction to arbitration (in contrast to litigation) will be provided at the beginning of the course.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: Yes, With Instructor's Approval*
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes, With Instructor's Approval*
Skills Requirement: No
Note: Only one of the above listed requirements can be fulfilled with this course.
Experiential Learning: No
Seminar: No
Prerequisite: None
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Final Exam Given: Yes, students will have the choice of taking the final exam or writing a paper
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Secure
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies
Teaching Method: In Person

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