International Trade Law

Details

Course Code:
LAW 285
Units:
3
Grading:
Law Honors/Pass/R credit/Fail

Description

The WTO is a remarkably successful international institution, with perhaps the most effective dispute resolution system of any international organization. This course will survey the law and policy of the WTO system and related legal regimes. Topics will include the political economy of the treaty framework, the relationship between international and domestic law, the dispute resolution system, legal restrictions on border instruments, nondiscrimination obligations in international trade, preferential trading agreements such as NAFTA, TTIP and TPP, WTO rules concerning domestic regulation including the perceived tension between WTO obligations and domestic environmental/health/safety regulations, subsidies in international trade, antidumping law, trade in services, and investor rights under trade agreements. Elements used in grading: Class participation and final exam.

Future Offerings

2015-2016 Winter

International Trade Law LAW 285 Section 01 Class #15781

  • 3 Units
    • 2L3LADV

Notes: One-Day Take-Home Exam.

Past Offerings

2014-2015 Spring

International Trade Regulation LAW 285 Section 01 Class #30299

  • 3 Units
    • 2L3LADV

Notes: One-Day Take-Home Exam.

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