Advanced international law - Prof. Alessandra Gianelli - a.a. 2016/2017
LL.M., European University Institute and Yale Law School
Ph.D., Rome University "La Sapienza"
Full Professor in International Law since 2005
INFO ABOUT THE COURSE
Objectives of the course
- Knowledge and understanding: Students should be able to understand theoretical and practical issues concerning the identification of customary international law
- Applying knowledge and understanding: Students should be able to research and identify rules of customary international law
- Making judgements: Each student is encouraged to propose his/her own view of the rules which are questioned as being/not being into existence
- Communication: Students are strongly encouraged to ask questions and offer reflections during classes. Oral presentations are requested.
- Learning skills: The course should allow students to deepen their understanding of International Law, while at the same time acquiring the ability to discuss issues in an adversarial context.
PREREQUISITE AND PREPARATORY
- Prerequisite: Mid-level English language ability
- Preparatory: International Law
International Law Commission Report, 2016, Chapter 5, available at:
For non-attending students, the program is the same.
Attending students will be evaluated through papers and oral debates.
Non-attending students will take an oral exam