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Curso : 2019/2020

592 - Asignaturas transversales

19584 - INTERNATIONAL LAW AND TECHNOLOGY


Información de la asignatura

Código - Nombre:
19584 - INTERNATIONAL LAW AND TECHNOLOGY
Titulación:
592 - Asignaturas transversales
Centro:
102 - Facultad de Derecho
Curso Académico:
2019/20

1.Detalles de la asignatura

1.1.Materia

International Law and Technology

1.2.Carácter

Optativa

1.3.Nivel

Grado

1.4.Curso

XX

1.5.Semestre

Primer semestre

1.6.Número de créditos ECTS

3.0

1.7.Idioma

Inglés

1.8.Requisitos previos

Inglés

1.10.Requisitos mínimos de asistencia

80%

1.11.Datos del equipo docente

Carlos Espósito

- carlos.esposito@uam.es
- Facultad de Derecho
- Departamento de Derecho Público y Filosofía Jurídica
- 98
- Teléfono: 914972505

1.12.Competencias y resultados del aprendizaje

2.Metodologías docentes y tiempo de trabajo del estudiante

3.Sistemas de evaluación y porcentaje en la calificación final

4.Cronograma orientativo


Year : 2019/2020

592 -

19584 - INTERNATIONAL LAW AND TECHNOLOGY


Information of the subject

Code - Course title:
19584 - INTERNATIONAL LAW AND TECHNOLOGY
Degree:
592 -
Faculty:
102 - Facultad de Derecho
Academic year:
2019/20

1.Course details

1.1.Content area

International Law and Technology

1.2.Course nature

Optional

1.3.Course level

Grado

1.4.Year of study

XX

1.5.Semester

First semester

1.6.ECTS Credit allotment

3.0

1.7.Language of instruction

English

1.8.Prerequisites

English

1.10.Minimum attendance requirement

The minimum attendance required is 80%.

1.11.Faculty data

Carlos Espósito

carlos.esposito@uam.es

Law School

Office num. 98

914972505

1.12.Competences and learning outcomes

1.12.1.Competences

This course contributes to the acquisition of the following competences:

-Understanding and critical analysis of the reading materials. The goal is to foster curiosity, interest and innovative thought about the topics that will be discussed throughout the course.

-More specifically, students will be able to understand, discuss and use concepts and ideas concerning the relationship between international law and technology. Moreover, students will acquire the necessary knowledge to solve basic international legal questions and problems stemming from the challenges posed by new technologies. 

1.13.Course contents

Programme:

  1. International Law and Technology: An introduction to the course.
  2. The Impact of Technology on the Basic Structure of International Law: Global Governance by Technology.
  3. The impact of technology on the basic concepts of International Law: Jurisdiction.
  4. The impact of technology on the basic concepts of International Law: Sources.
  5. The impact of technology on the basic concepts of International Law: Subjects.
  6. The impact of technology on the basic concepts of International Law:  Responsibility.
  7. Human Rights and New Technologies: Introduction.
  8. Human Rights and New Technologies: Surveillance, Privacy and Data Protection.
  9. Human Rights and New Technologies: Surveillance, Privacy and Data Protection.
  10. Regulation of the Use of Force and New Technologies: Introduction.
  11. Regulation of the Use of Force and New Technologies: Cyberattacks.
  12. Regulation of the Use of Force and New Technologies: Autonomous Weapons Systems.
  13. Regulation of the Use of Force and New Technologies: Autonomous Weapons Systems.
  14. International Economic Law and New Technologies.
  15. International Environmental Law and New Technologies.

1.14.Course bibliography

A general bibliography for the course and specific reading materials for each class will be provided in the course web page. However, the students are encourage to read about basic concepts of international law in general introductions to the subject, such as:

Jan Klabbers, International Law (CUP, last edition).

2.Teaching-and-learning methodologies and student workload

2.1.Contact hours

 

horas

Porcentaje de actividades presenciales (mínimo 33% del total)

 28,5

Porcentaje de actividades no presenciales

 46,5

 

2.2.List of training activities

 

ACTIVITY

 

HOURS

Development of the theoretical-practical contents.

 24,5

 

Assessment activities.

 

 2,5

Support tutorial session

 1,5

Personal study. Academic tasks.

 46,5

3.Evaluation procedures and weight of components in the final grade

3.1.Regular assessment

The students must read and prepare the reading material assigned for each class. Students, either individually or in groups, must participate in simulations, discussions, and debates. The students are expected to fulfill at least 80% of the proposed activities (30% of the total assessment).

There will be a final exam covering the reading material and the content of the lectures (70% of the total assessment).

Assessment of second enrollment students (estudiantes en segunda matrícula)

Students on their second enrollment in International Law and Technology having obtained at least 3 points out of 10 in the continuous assessment on their first enrolment may apply for the maintenance of such mark at the moment they enroll for the second time. In such case they will not need to attend to the lectures and will only be required to take the final exam.

 

3.1.1.List of evaluation activities

Final exam

70

Continuous assessment[1]

30

3.2.1.List of evaluation activities

                                                        

%

Final exam

70

Continuous assessment

30

4.Proposed workplan

WEEK

LECTURES

Week 1

Introduction

Week 2

Global Governance by Technology

Week 3

The impact of technology on the basic concepts of International Law: Jurisdiction.

 

Week 4

The impact of technology on the basic concepts of International Law: Sources.

Week 5

The impact of technology on the basic concepts of International Law: Subjects.

 

Week 6

The impact of technology on the basic concepts of International Law:  Responsibility.

Week 7

Human Rights and New Technologies

Week 8

Human Rights and New Technologies

Week 9

Human Rights and New Technologies

Week 10

Use of Force and New Technologies

Week 11

Use of Force and New Technologies

Week 12

Use of Force and New Technologies

Week 13

Use of Force and New Technologies

Week 14

International Economic Law and New Technologies.

 

Week 15

International Environmental Law and New Technologies.

 

 

Check proposed workplan at Moodle website.

Check the Moodle page of each teacher: The schedule, in any case, will have a merely indicative character of the planning of the teaching times, being able to produce changes in the same according to the needs and development of the program.