Global Order: U.S. Leadership and the Global Rules of the Road for the Twenty-First Century (21160). 3 units. This course will examine the policy and legal challenge of updating international norms and institutions to reflect the realities of the contemporary global landscape while continuing to advance U.S. interests and U.S. values. It will start from the premise that the global order the United States helped build at the end of the Second World War needs serious renovation: to improve collective capacity to manage threats; to mobilize action to address shared challenges; and especially to shape updated rules of the road that govern interstate and transnational conduct in key areas. The course will focus on some of these key areas -- nonproliferation, climate change, trade and economics, human rights, maritime and territorial disputes -- and assess the policy and legal options available to US. national security decisionmakers.
Readings will be largely contemporary. Grades will be based on class participation and a final examination or paper (to be negotiated with the instructor). This is a limited enrollment course. It will be cross-listed with the Jackson Institute, and non-law students (graduate and undergraduate) may be admitted by permission of the instructor. Self-scheduled examination or paper option. Enrollment limited to twenty Law students. Permission of the instructor required. Also GLBL 739b. J.J. Sullivan.
Note: This course will follow the Graduate School calendar. The first class meeting will be on Monday, January 12. The class will meet in the Law School in a Law School time block.
SLB - 124 (Mon) Grade mode: graded CRN: 23971
Exam: 5/04/2015 - 5/14/2015 Questions available online Name or Id: Id Length: 4 hour(s)