International Legal Theory Seminar (21138). 2 units. This course is a research and writing seminar that takes, each year, a different topic that illustrates the interaction of contemporary disputes between states with theoretical concepts in international law. This year the focus will be “International Legal Theory and Maritime Law.” Topics to be addressed will include: the effect of sea level rise on maritime delimitation; whether it is unavoidable for territorial conflicts to be exacerbated by conflict over maritime resources; the desirability or undesirability of joint maritime zones; the effect of new weapons technology on the law of innocent passage; etc. No previous experience with maritime law is required. Substantial Paper and Supervised Analytic Writing credit are available. Paper required. L. Brilmayer.