For more information about this program, contact Carole J. Petersen at (808) 956-6940 or by email.
International and Comparative Law
The International Law Program focuses on the study of treaties and customary international law. Students can pursue a certificate in international law and take advantage of the many programs featuring renowned practitioners, jurists, and scholars.
Education, Research, and Scholarship
The Law School offers a wide variety of international law courses in both public and private law, allowing students to earn a certificate in the area.
Our faculty is composed of leading scholars in international law; they specialize in areas such as international criminal law, international human rights and humanitarian law, and international environmental law.
“We are committed to learning as a collaborative enterprise. Our program challenges students to grow intellectually and professionally. Faculty members engage with students as partners as well as serving as sources of knowledge.”
Camille A. Nelson, Dean and Professor of Law
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Certificates & Requirements
Certificate in International and Comparative Law
The Certificate in International and Comparative Law candidates must fulfill course and procedural requirements before being awarded a Certificate upon graduation. The students are advised to consult with the International & Comparative Law Program director and faculty during their 2L and 3L years to ensure they are on track to complete the certificate requirements. Certificate candidates need to submit the completed certificate form to the International & Comparative Law Program director no later than 30 days before graduation.