International Litigation

Students will be introduced to the diversity of issues and problems relating to international litigation. The course considers the special problems of litigating or arbitrating a dispute that has significant connections with more than one country. Students will be introduced to litigation before international courts and tribunals in a variety of fields, and consider issues of jurisdiction, admissibility and strategic litigation. The course will also consider international issues that arise in United States domestic courts, such as foreign sovereign immunity and the Act of State doctrine.

Grading and Method of Evaluation:
Letter grade with pass/fail option. Final exam.