Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA

Law and International Development

519 | 2.0 credits


This course deals with the rights and obligations of states and other actors (e.g., international organizations, NGOs) in their efforts to participate in or otherwise assist in the development process of primarily transitional and failed states, and emerging Third-World economies. The subject touches upon a large range of topics such as law reform (rule of law), sustainable development (International Environmental Law), role of NGOs and non-profits, human rights, investment and competition law, intellectual property and technology transfer, international contracting, international trade, anti-corruption.