Please see below for a historical overview of elective courses offered at CTLS in the past five years.

Academic Year 2017-2018

Academic Co-Directors:

Carlos M. Vázquez, Georgetown Law
Mariana Mota Prado, University of Toronto (Fall 2017 only)
David Caron, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s  (Spring 2018 only)

Fall 2017 – Electives Courses

Competition Law
Walter Stoffel, University of Fribourg

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%); Final take-home exam (8 hours) (80%).

Criminal Law Defenses: Theory, Comparative Perspectives and International Criminal Law
Miri Gur-Arye, Hebrew University

2 credits. Evaluation: Class participation (20%); Final take-home exam (8 hours) (80%).

Economic Analysis of Civil Law
Hans-Bernd Schäfer, Bucerius Law School

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class participation (20%); Final take-home exam (2500-3000 words, 8 hours) (80%).

Evolution of the International Investment Regime
Christophe Bondy, Volterra Fietta
Lorenza Mola, University of Torino

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class participation (20%); a research paper (4000 words) based upon one of the topics and its presentation in class (80%).

Foreign Relations Law: US and Comparative Perspectives
Carlos M. Vázquez, Georgetown Law

2 credits. Evaluation: Class participation (20%); Final take-home exam (2500 words, 8 hours) (80%).

Protection of Economic and Social Rights Under International Law
Lorenza Mola, University of Torino

2 credits. Evaluation: Class participation (20%); Final take-home exam (2500 words, 8 hours) (80%).

Public Law in a Transnational World
Michael Dowdle, National University of Singapore

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class participation (30%)*; a term paper of 4000 words (not including footnotes/citations) (70%).

One-plus option
3 Credits. Extended research paper (6,000 words).

Selected Topics in Criminal Law: Comparative Perspectives
Miri Gur-Arye, Hebrew University

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class participation (20%); Final take-home exam (8 hours) (80%).

Spring 2018 – Electives Courses

Anti-Discrimination Law
Christian Armbrüster, Free University of Berlin
Scott Stephenson, University of Melbourne

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class participation (20%); Research paper (4,000 words) (80%).

Comparative Constitutional Law
Scott Stephenson, University of Melbourne

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class participation (20%); Final take-home exam (8 hours) (80%).

Comparative Tort Law and Liability Insurance Law
Christian Armbrüster, Free University of Berlin

3 credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%); Research paper (4,000 words) (80%).

One-plus option
3 Credits. Extended research paper (6,000 words).

Developing Countries in the World Trading System
Moshe Hirsch, Hebrew University

2 credits. Evaluation: Class participation (20%); Class presentation (10%); A research paper (2,500-3,000 words) (70%).

Ocean Law and Policy
David Caron, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London
Leslie-Anne Duvic-Paoli, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London

2 credits. Evaluation: Class participation (10%); Reaction paper (10%); Final take-home exam (2,500 words, 8 hours) (80%).

The Asylum Seekers’ Protection
Manuela Consito, University of Torino

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%); Final take-home exam (8 hours) (80%).

The Movement of Professionals
Manuela Consito, University of Torino

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%); Final take-home exam (8 hours) (80%).

Academic Year 2016-2017

Academic Co-Directors:

Serena Quattrocolo, University of Torino
Franz Werro, Georgetown Law and University of Fribourg (Fall 2016 only)
Julie O’Sullivan, Georgetown Law (Spring 2017 only)

Fall 2016 – Electives Courses

Advanced Property Law
Daphna Lewinsohn-Zamir, Hebrew University

2 credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%), Final Take-Home Exam (2500 words, 8 hours) (80%).

Comparative Constitutional History
René Pahud de Mortanges, University of Fribourg

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class participation (30%); a research paper (4000 words) analysing one of the topics and it’s presentation in class (70%).

Copyright Law: Current Understanding and Future Trends
Antonio Delgado Planas, ESADE Law School

2 credits. Evaluation: Class participation (20%); a research paper based on a case study and its presentation in class (80%).

Criminal Law: Comparative Perspectives
Markus Dubber, University of Toronto
Serena Quattrocolo, University of Torino

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%), Take-Home Exam (2,500 words, 8 hours) (80%).

Critical Perspectives on Law
Markus Dubber, University of Toronto

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%), Take-Home Exam (2,500 words).

Law of Transfer of Technology
Antonio Delgado Planas, ESADE Law School

2 credits. Evaluation: Class participation (20%); a research paper based on a case study and its presentation in class (80%).

Selected Topics in Land Use Law: Theoretical, Comparative, and International Perspectives
Klaus Bosselmann, University of Auckland
Daphna Lewinsohn-Zamir, Hebrew University

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%); Final Take-Home Exam (80%).

State, Law and Religion
René Pahud de Mortanges, University of Fribourg

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class participation (30%); a research paper (4,000 words) analysing one of the topics and its presentation in class (70%).

One-plus option
3 Credits. Extended research paper (6,000 words).

Transnational Environmental Law
Klaus Bosselmann, University of Auckland

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%); Final Take-Home Exam (80%).

Spring 2017 – Elective Courses

Comparative Tax Systems
Ann Mumford, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London
Ann O’Connell, Melbourne Law School

3 credits. Evaluation: Attendance and Class participation (including a class presentation) (20%), Final paper (4,000 words) (80%).

Law and Technology – Theoretical and Critical Perspectives
Ugo Pagallo, University of Torino
Guy Pessach, Hebrew University

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class participation (30%); a final research paper (4,000 words) (70%).

One-plus option
3 Credits. Extended research paper (6,000 words).

Ocean Law and Policy
David Caron, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London

2 credits. Evaluation: Class participation (20%), Final take-home exam (2,500 words, 8 hours) (80%).

Not-for-Profit Law: Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives
Ann O’Connell, Melbourne Law School

2 Credits. Evaluation: Attendance and Class participation (including a class presentation) (20%), Final paper (4,000 words) (80%).

Transnational and International Criminal Law
Julie O’Sullivan, Georgetown Law

3 credits. Evaluation: Class participation (20%), Final take-home exam (8 hours) (80%).

Transnational Litigation
Elena D’Alessandro, University of Torino

3 credits. Evaluation: Class participation (25%), Presentation (15%), Final take-home exam (8 hours) (60%).

Academic Year 2015-2016

Academic Co-Directors:

Jürgen Kurtz, University of Melbourne
Franz Werro, Georgetown Law and University of Fribourg

Fall 2015 – Electives Courses

Advanced Contract Law
Eyal Zamir, Hebrew University

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%), Take-Home Exam (2,500 words, 8 hours) (80%).

Affirmative Action Law
Mia Caielli, University of Torino

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%); Final take-home exam (8 hours) (80%).

Anti-discrimination Law in Europe
Mia Caielli, University of Torino

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class participation (20%); Final paper (3,500 words) (80%).

Comparative Judicial Review
Yoav Dotan, Hebrew University

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%), Take-Home Exam (8 hours) (80%).

Comparative Family Law
Jorge Castineira Jerez, ESADE Law School

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class participation (25%); Final paper (5,000 word limit) (75%).

Criminal Law Defenses: Theory, Comparative Perspectives and International Criminal Law
Miri Gur-Arye, Hebrew University

2 credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (15%); a paper analyzing one of the topics raised in class (15%); bonus of up to 5% for presenting the paper in class; final take-home exam (8 hours) (70%).

International Contracts and Sales Law
Jorge Castineira Jerez, ESADE Law School
Franz Werro, Georgetown Law and University of Fribourg

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class participation (25%); 3-hour, in-class, open-book final exam (75%).

Selected Topics in Criminal Law: Comparative Perspectives
Miri Gur Arye, Hebrew University
Marcel Niggli, University of Fribourg

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class participation (15%); one short reaction paper (approx. 750 –1,000 words) to each professor, on a topic discussed in his/her class (15%); final take-home exam (8 hours) (70%).

World Trade Law
Michael Ewing-Chow, National University of Singapore

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%); Final take-home exam (8 hours) (80%).

Spring 2016 – Elective Courses

Comparative Constitutional Law
James Grant, Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%), Take-home Exam (8 hours) (80%).

Comparative Corporate Governance
Gregor Bachmann, Free University of Berlin

2 credits. Evaluation: Class participation (20%), Take-home exam (2,500 words, 8 hours) (80%).

European Company Law
Gregor Bachmann, Free University of Berlin

2 credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%), 2-hour In-class Exam (open book, no internet, 80%).

International Investment Law
Francesco Costamagna, University of Torino
Jürgen Kurtz, University of Melbourne

3 Credits. Evaluation:Class Participation (20%); Reaction Paper (20%); Final Take-home Exam (60%).

National and Transnational Remedies for Violations of Human Rights
Kent Roach, University of Toronto

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (25% including reaction paper to readers), Research Paper (4,000 words) 75%.

Social Rights in Crisis: The IMF, the EU and Economic Conditionality
Francesco Costamagna, University of Torino

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (30%); Research Paper (4,000 words) (70%) .

One-plus option
3 Credits. Extended research paper (6,000 words).

The International Law of Poverty
Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer, University of Basel

2 Credits. Evaluation: Active and engaged discussion of texts and cases (25%), Research Paper (4,000 words) (75%).

One-plus option
3 Credits. Extended research paper (6,000 words).

The Regulation of Doping in Sport – A Transnational and Interdisciplinary Challenge
Marjolaine Viret, University of Neuchâtel

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%); 2-hour In-class Exam (open book, no internet, 80%).

Academic Year 2014-2015

Academic Co-Directors:

Cian Murphy, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London
Alvaro Santos, Georgetown Law

Fall 2014 – Elective Courses

Comparative Equality Rights in the Family and the Market
Denise Réaume, University of Toronto
Philomila Tsoukala, Georgetown Law

2 Credits. Evaluation: Participation (25%) and 3 short papers distributed over the term involving analysis of an issue covered in the course (1500 words each, including title page, footnotes and bibliography) (75%).

One-plus option
3 Credits. Extended research paper (6,000 words).

Comparative Tax Systems
Ann O’Connell, Melbourne Law School

2 Credits. Evaluation: Attendance and Class Participation (20%); Final Paper of 4,000 words (80%).

European Human Rights Advocacy Practicum
Nuala Mole, The AIRE Centre
Cian Murphy, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London

2 + 2 Credits. Evaluation: Seminar component: Participation in Class Discussions (25%), Substantive Project Report of 2,000 words (50%), Class Presentation (25%). Experiential component: pass/fail assessment in form of a placement diary.

European Law and Policy in Crisis
Philomila Tsoukala, Georgetown Law

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%); Reaction Papers (20%); Final take-home exam (8 hours) (60%).

International Commercial Arbitration
Chiara Besso, University of Torino

2 credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (30%), Class Presentation of the Paper Draft (10%), Final Paper of 4,000 words (60%).

International Economic Law after the Global Financial Crisis
Marcel Peeters, University of Amsterdam

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation and In-Class Exercises (30%); In-Class Exam (70%).

Language Rights Policy
Denise Réaume, University of Toronto

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%); Final Paper (4,000 words) (80%).

The Rule of Law Under Globalisation
Cian Murphy, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (25%); Reaction Paper (25%); Final take-home exam (8 hours) (50%).

Transnational Environmental Law
Julián López-Murcia, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%); Final Paper of 3,500 words (80%).

Transnational Securities Law
Ann O’Connell, University of Melbourne
Marcel Peeters, University of Amsterdam

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation and In-Class Exercises (30%); Take-home Exam (70%).

Spring 2015 – Elective Courses

Comparative Criminal Law: Sanctions, Criminal and Other
Marcel Niggli, University of Fribourg
Serena Quattrocolo, University of Torino

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (30%); Final take-home exam (8 hours) (70%).

Comparative Law: Theory and Practice
Celia Fassberg, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Helena Whalen-Bridge, National University of Singapore

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation and pre-assigned in-class exercises throughout the semeter (25%); Final take-home exam (8 hours) (75%).

One-plus option
3 Credits. Extended research paper (6,000 words).

European Human Rights Advocacy Practicum
Nuala Mole, The AIRE Centre
Cian Murphy, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London

2 + 2 Credits. Evaluation: Seminar component: Participation in Class Discussions (25%), Substantive Project Report of 2,000 words (50%), Class Presentation (25%). Experiential component: pass/fail assessment in form of a placement diary.

European Human Rights System
Serena Quattrocolo, University of Torino

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (30%); Final Paper (3,500 words, excluded footnotes and bibliography) (70%).

International Trade Law
Alvaro Santos, Georgetown Law

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%); Reaction Papers (20%), Final take-home exam (8 hours) (60%).

Legal Argument and Narrative
Helena Whalen-Bridge, National University of Singapore

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%); Fact Evaluation Assignment (30%); Fact Construction Assignment (50%).

Legal Ethics and Professionalism
César Arjona, ESADE Law School

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (25%); Reaction Papers (25%); Final take-home exam (8 hours) (50%).

Private International Law – Conflicts of Law
Celia Fassberg, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (25%); Final Take-Home Exam (8 hours) (75%).

Research Lab on Transnational Law
César Arjona, ESADE Law School

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%); Final Paper (8,000 words) (80%) (the process of arriving at the final draft will be assessed as part of the evaluation).

Rule of Law and International Relations
Marcel Niggli, University of Fribourgo

2 credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (including presentations and reaction papers) (30%); Final Paper (4,000 word limit) (70%).

Theories of Constitutional Law
Alon Harel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%); Mid-term Paper (1,000 words) (10%); Final Paper (5,000 words maximum) (70%).

Academic Year 2013-2014

Academic Co-Directors:

César Arjona, ESADE Law School
Gregg Bloche, Georgetown Law

Fall 2013 – Elective Courses

Advanced Property Law
Daphna Lewinsohn-Zamir, Hebrew University

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%), Take-Home Exam (2,500 words, 8 hours) (80%).

Comparative Constitutional Law
Eva Maria Belser Wyss, University of Fribourg

2 Credits. Evaluation: Active participation (presentation of cases and texts, discussions) (25%), Paper (25%), In-Class Exam (1 hour, open book) (50%).

Comparative Private Law
Helmut Grothe, Free University of Berlin

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (25%), Presentations (15%) and Final Paper (4,000 word limit) (60%).

Conflicts of Law and Transnational Civil Procedure
Helmut Grothe, Free University of Berlin

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (25%), Presentations (15%) and Final In-Class Exam (60%) (3 hours, open book).

Human Rights
Eva Maria Belser Wyss, University of Fribourg
Satvinder Juss, Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London

3 Credits. Evaluation: Attendance and Class Participation (25%), Final Paper of 4,000 words together with the proposal for a paper topic and a first draft (75%).

One-plus option
4 Credits. Extended research paper (6,000 words).

International Arbitration Law
Rémy Gerbay, Queen Mary, University of London
Maxi Scherer, Queen Mary, University of London

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (30%), In-Class Exam (2 hours, open book) (70%)

Internet Law
Ugo Pagallo, University of Torino

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (25%), Mid Take-Home Exam (8 hours) (30%), Take-Home Exam (8 hours) (45%).

Secured Transactions in Transnational Perspective
Michael Schillig, Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%), In-Class Exam (2 hours, open book) (80%).

Transnational Criminal Law
Prabha Kotiswaran, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London
Nicola Palmer, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (including presentations and reaction papers) (30%), Final Paper (4000 word limit) (70%).

Transnational Legal Theories: Sources, Processes and Institutions
Ugo Pagallo, University of Torino

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (30%), Take-Home Exam (8 hours) (70%).

Trusts: Comparative Law and Practice
Adam Hofri-Winogradow, Hebrew University

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%), Take-Home exam (2,500 words) (8 hours) (80%).

Spring 2014 – Elective Courses

Human Rights
Farrah Ahmed, University of Melbourne
Satvinder Juss, Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London

3 Credits. Evaluation: Attendance and Class Participation (25%), Final Paper of 4,000 words together with the proposal for a paper topic and a first draft (75%).

International Commercial Dispute Resolution
Sherman Cohn, Georgetown Law
Alberto Oddenino, University of Torino

3 Credits. Evaluation: Attendance and Class Participation (20%); Take-Home Exam (8 hours) (80%).

International Law and Globalization
Alberto Oddenino, University of Torino

2 Credits. Evaluation: Attendance and Class Participation (20%); Take-Home Exam (8 hours) (80%).

Law, Institutions and Development
Mariana Prado, University of Toronto

2 Credits. Evaluation: Attendance and Class Participation (20%), five Reaction Papers (750 words each on selected readings for five of the classes) (40%), Final Paper (3,750 words) on one of the topics discussed in the course (40%).

Legal Responses to Culture and Religion
Farrah Ahmed, University of Melbourne

2 Credits. Evaluation: Attendance and Class Participation (30%); Take-Home Exam (8 hours) (70%).

Media and Telecommunications Law from a Transnational Perspective
Ido Baum, The Haim Striks School of Law, Colman

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%). Final Paper (3,500 words, excluding footnotes and bibliography) (80%).

Principles of European Contract Law
Chantal Mak, Amsterdam Law School

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Presentation and Class Participation (30%) and Final Paper (4,000-6,000 words, including title page, footnotes and bibliography) (70%).

Rights, Resources, and Global Health
Gregg Bloche, Georgetown Law
Mariana Mota Prado, University of Toronto

3 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation and In-Class Exercises (30%), Final Take-Home Exam (8 hours) (70%).

Social Contract Theories in the Global World
César Arjona, ESADE Law School

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (30%). Take-home Exam (8 hours) (70%).

One-plus option
3 Credits. Extended research paper (6,000 words).

Transnational Perspectives on Corporate Governance and Securities
Ido Baum, The Haim Striks School of Law, Colman

2 Credits. Evaluation: Class Participation (20%). Final Paper (3,500 words, excluding footnotes and bibliography) (80%).