The Law and Politics of International Courts and Tribunals
- The goal is to gain an understanding of the specific features of individual courts and broader institutional patterns and trends
- Able to learn and demonstrate skills in the field, other than the major field
- Student is capable of executing applied analysis of the political phenomena and political processes - by using political science methods - and in support of practical decision making process.
- Able to conduct professional activities internationally
- Able to efficiently communicate based on the goals and communication situations
- Student is capable of reporting the results of the information retrieval and analysis, academic or applied research she/he has conducted: - in various genres (including reviews, policy papers, reports and publications pertaining to socio-political subject matter); - and depending on the target audience.
- Background: Dispute Settlement Mechanisms and Countermeasures
- Contexts: Political and Sociological
- The Permanent Court of Arbitration
- International Court of Justice
- European Court for Human Rights
- The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
- The World Trade Organization
- Investor-State Arbitration
- International Criminal Law
- Comparative Analysis
- Research Paper(3000 words including everything) on a judicial decision/or series of decisions to be chosen with the approval of the course convenor during the course.
- In-class participation
- Group presentationStudents will present in a group on the topic of their choice. Weeks will be assigned in the first class.
- Short written assignment
- Interim assessment (3 module)0.1 * Exam + 0.25 * Group presentation + 0.15 * In-class participation + 0.4 * Research Paper + 0.1 * Short written assignment
- Amerasinghe, C. F. (2003). Jurisdiction of International Tribunals. The Hague: Brill. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=117337
- Fichtelberg, A. (2015). Hybrid Tribunals : A Comparative Examination. New York: Springer. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1003167