International Trade Law
This course covers the regulation of international trade at the international level by organizations as the World Trade Organization, at the regional level by such arrangements as the North American Free Trade Agreement, and at the national level by the United States and its principal trading partners - the European Union and Japan. Topics include the constitutional allocation of authority over international trade in the United States, customs law, non-tariff barriers, import relief measures, government procurement, trade in services, regional economic integration, and the need to examine trade issues in relation to such issues as the environment, protection of intellectual property rights, foreign investment, and competition law.
Grading and Method of Evaluation:
Letter grade only. Take-home exam.