Tue, Sep 29
POL 309-800, International Law
SUNY Oswego | Fall 2020
Dr. Craig Warkentin
- Ch. 4, Jurisdiction (173-188)
- Articulate the basic protections accorded by diplomatic and consular immunity
- Describe rights and responsibilities attached to diplomatic and consular immunities
- Recount the historical and political bases of diplomatic and consular immunity
- Discuss the primary benefits and drawbacks of diplomatic and consular immunity
- Slightly revised readings
- New paper deadlines
- Insight presentations
- Participation Questions:
- Standard: 181, Q2 & 187, Q2
- Offline: 181, Q1-2 & 187, Q1-2
- Why did the Court find the state of Iran responsible for the students' and other protesters' actions?
- Which provisions of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations did the court find were violated by Iran?
- Why did the Court refuse to accept Iran's argument that the U.S. interference in Iran's internal affairs justified the Embassy Seizure?
- Does diplomatic protection and immunity, as outlined in the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations apply during armed conflict? If so, why?
- The Court found that the rights of non-Ugandans on Ugandan Embassy premises were violated. How could Uganda represent the rights of non-nationals at the international level?