Public International Law Dr Gabrielle Simm Contact details: Consultation by appointment
Introductions Write your preferred name on nameplate In pairs:1. Which languages do you speak?2. What do you expect from this class? Theother students? The seminar leader?
Assessment 1. Class participation: 2. Mid ‐ term assignment: 3. Final Exam: • Books • Class breaks
Nature and Subjects of International Law What is Public International Law?
Bright Sides Dark Sides International Law: Bright and Dark Sides?
Sources of International Law
Statute of the International Court of Justice 1945, art 38 1. a. Treaties b. Custom c. General Principles of Law d. Judicial Decisions and Publicists 2. Ex aequo et bono if parties agree