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Andy Hall (2L) a featured speaker at TEDxTucson May Salon Read more...

Posted: 05/08/2014

 

Arizona Law Students Take First and Second Place in Tang Writing Competition Read more...

Posted: 03/26/2014

 

Matt Randle (3L) and Veterans' Advocacy Law Clinic Featured in UANews Article on UA Student Veterans Read more...

Posted: 11/08/2013

 

Arizona Daily Star Publishes Opinion Piece Written by First-Year Student Abraham Hamadeh Read more...

Posted: 09/25/2013

 

 

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Course Description

This course analyzes in detail the legal structures of regional trade agreements (RTAs), including but not limited to NAFTA.   It will review GATT Article XXIV and the economic and policy debate over the spread of RTAs and global vs. regional trade arrangements; discuss key aspects of NAFTA, including tariff elimination, rules of origin, intellectual property, services, the environment and settlement of investment and other disputes. It will also analyze legal and policy issues relating to the Central American  Dominican Republic  United States FTA, the Southern Cone Common Market (MERCOSUR), the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) and the Southern African Customs Union (SACU). Other RTAs may also be covered. At least one "mock: investment arbitration exercise is contemplated.

 

Updated: 01/06/2014