International & Comparative Law The international and comparative law concentration focuses students on the examination of the nature and sources of international law, procedures for handling disputes, sanctions, the roles of individual, state, region and world organizations, the law of the sea and space and an analysis of current challenges. Students are required to enroll in one experiential course to complete the concentration. The faculty advisers for this concentration are Mortimer Sellers and Nienke Grossman.
Attention: The requirements for this concentration have been updated for students who are subject to the experiential requirement.
The list below is for students who are NOT subject to the experiential requirement.
Choose three of the following:
Conflict of Laws
Foreign Taxation (GTP)
International Business Transactions
International Criminal Law: Courts, Crimes and Defenses
International Intellectual Property
Law and Human Rights
National Security Law
One course offered in the Summer Abroad Program in Aberdeen, Scotland
One course offered in the Winter Abroad Program in Curacao
Other ABA-approved study abroad programs (only one course in any single program can be counted)
Any course taken in a foreign law school for which UBalt grants credit toward the JD degree
Any course/activity listed in below in the next two categories that are not also being used to satisfy the requirements in those categories.
Choose one of the following writing courses:
Human Rights Seminar
European Community Law Seminar
International Environmental Law Seminar
Women's International Human Rights Seminar
Military Law Seminar
Choose one of the following experiential courses or activities:
CICL Student Fellows Program
Attorney Practice Externship involving international law (approved by the director of the Attorney Practice Externship Program in consultation with the International and Comparative Law advisors)
Jessup International Moot Court Team
International Environmental Moot Court Team
International Human Rights Moot Court Team
Immigrant Rights Clinic I