International Trade Regulation
This course will survey the law and policy of the WTO system and related legal regimes. Topics will include the relationship between international and domestic law, the WTO dispute resolution system, legal restrictions on border instruments, nondiscrimination obligations in international trade, preferential trading agreements such as NAFTA, the perceived tension between WTO obligations and domestic environmental/health/safety regulations, subsidies in international trade, antidumping law, trade in services, and investor rights under trade agreements. Elements used in grading: Class participation and final exam. This course is open to first-year Law School students.