International & Comparative Law
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International & Comparative Law Concentration

Advisor: Associate Dean Michael Kelly

Required Core Course
LAW 423 International Law (3)

Elective Distribution Requirements
Comparative law requirement (must select at least one of the following courses):
LAW 320 Comparative Criminal Procedure (2)
LAW 309 Comparative Constitutional Law (2)
LAW 319 Comparative Corporate Governance Seminar (2)
LAW 352 European Union Law (3)

Private international law requirement (must select at least one of the following courses):
LAW 331 Conflict of Laws (3)
LAW 352 European Union Law (3)
LAW 373 International Business Transactions (3)
LAW 342 International Trade Regulation (3)

**Note: European Union Law may satisfy either the comparative law or private international law requirement, but may not simultaneously satisfy both.**

Public international law requirement (must select at least one of the following courses):
LAW 370 Immigration Law (3)
LAW 382 International Criminal Law (3)
LAW 379 International Environmental Law (2)
LAW 384 International Human Rights (2)
LAW 409 National Security & Foreign Relations Law (3)

Elective Courses:
*LAW 309 Comparative Constitutional Law (2)
*LAW 319 Comparative Corporate Governance Seminar (2)
*LAW 320 Comparative Criminal Procedure (2) (if student elects paper option with approval of instructor)
LAW 331 Conflict of Laws (3)
*LAW 352 European Union Law (3)
LAW 300 From Nuremberg to The Hague (3)
LAW 450 Immigration Customs Enforcement (3)
*LAW 370 Immigration Law (3)
LAW 383 International Arbitration (2)
LAW 444 International Aspects of U.S. Income Taxation (3)
LAW 372 International Business Contracting (3)
LAW 373 International Business Transactions (3)
*LAW 382 International Criminal Law (3)
*LAW 379 International Environmental Law (2)
*LAW 384 International Human Rights (2)
*LAW 342 International Trade Regulation (3)
LAW 402 Law of Armed Conflict Seminar (2)
*LAW 409 National Security & Foreign Relations Law (3)
*LAW 485 Selected Moot Court Competitions (2) (currently this is the Jessup team)

Also, course credit that the International & Comparative Law Concentration advisor may approve from ABA-approved study abroad programs or the Masters in International Relations Joint Degree Program with the Political Science Department may also qualify to satisfy the elective requirements of this concentration. Courses taken as part of the student exchange program with Universidad Pontifica Comillas de Madrid may also be approved by the concentration advisor in consultation with the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs on a case by case basis.

Substantial Project
Students must complete a substantial project. Courses in which the primary focus of the grade is based on a paper that meets this requirement are marked with an * .

Credit hour and GPA requirements
Students must accumulate a total of 18 hours worth of credit from approved coursework listed above and maintain a 3.0 GPA within the International & Comparative Law Concentration.