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Exam 1 Fall 2011 - POLS 3033: International Law Fall 2011...

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Unformatted text preview: POLS 3033: International Law Fall 2011 Examination One September 30, 2011 Nam.“ Instructions On the following pages you will find an examination with four questions. Each question should be answered with a few paragraphs. I have prow'ded space below each question to include your answer. Note that the point value of each question is indicated before the question. A table, which I will use to enter the grades, appears on the top of page two of this exam. Please leave this table blank. Please note: . You may NOT use any books, notes or other study material when taking the exam - You may NOT collaborate with others in class Also, be sure to read each question carefully before answering. Questions may contain multiple parts. Be sure to answer each question in its entirety. Finally, the last exam question is a bonus question worth three points. Although you may receive points for this bonus question, your total exam grade may not exceed 20 points total. 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