International Law ( A-L)
International Law (A-L)
Anno accademico 2022/2023
- Codice attività didattica
- Luca Rubini (Titolare del corso)
Docente Da Nominare (Titolare del corso)
- Corso di studio
- Laurea in Global Law and Transnational Studies - a Torino (D.M. 270/2004) [0707L31]
- 1° anno
- Secondo semestre
- SSD attività didattica
- IUS/13 - diritto internazionale
- Tipologia esame
- Scritto e/o orale
The module provides the analytical tools to understand how the international legal system works, also addressing some of the most recent developments.
Students will gain variou skills, notably the ability
- to thoroughly analyse and interpret legal sources, literature and cases
- to research and formulate an independent opinion on international legal questions
- to clearly present your findings both orally and in writing to legal specialists as well as non-lawyers
- to actively participate in debates over contemporary international law issues
- to apply your advanced academic knowledge of public international law in a professional context
- to conceptualize, apply, analyse, synthesise, and evaluate information in order to form a judgement and reach an answer or conclusion (critical thinking)
Risultati dell'apprendimento attesi
- demonstrate a good understanding of the topics addressed during the module
- be able to analyse and solve international legal questions, applying the correct concepts of international law.
- be able to discuss recent developments and formulate an independent opinion, arguing your point of view (or arguing your case for and against)
The module will cover the following topics:
- Evolution and main features of the international legal order in its historical evolution and in contemporary perspective
- Subjects and actors of international law (including individuals)
- Sources and making of international law
- State sovereignty, jurisdiction and rules of immunity
- The individual in international law
- The law of responsibility
- The peaceful settlement of international disputes
- The use of force under international law and the UN collective security mechanism
- The protection of human rights
- International criminal law
- International environmental law
- International economic law
- Case-study: regional international economic organizations and their relations with the EU (visiting professor)
Modalità di insegnamento
The duration of the module is 54 hours (9 credits).
The module will combine lectures with seminar-like and group-work teaching.
Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento
The module will be assessed through a written exam (3 open questions).
Attività di supporto
Reading materials, videos, etc will be uploaded on the Moodle platform.
Testi consigliati e bibliografia
Jan Klabbers, International Law, Cambridge University Press, 2020 (3rd edition)
Students with certfied learning disabilities can contact by email the professor asking for an oral exam.