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Adam Chilton : Courses and Seminars

Greenberg Seminar: Iran
LAWS 95902
Iran is a country that is frequently discussed, but rarely understood. This Greenberg seminar will focus on developing a greater understanding of the culture, domestic politics, and foreign affairs of Iran, as well as its position in the broader Middle East. Sessions will focus on what life is like within Iran, how Iran's government functions, US-Iran relations, and the way that Iran shapes the politics of the middle east. The seminar will use a combination of books and films to explore these themes. Graded Pass/Fail.
Autumn 2015
Adam Chilton, Tom Ginsburg
Greenberg Seminar: Iran
LAWS 95902
Iran is a country that is frequently discussed, but rarely understood. This Greenberg seminar will focus on developing a greater understanding of the culture, domestic politics, and foreign affairs of Iran, as well as its position in the broader Middle East. Sessions will focus on what life is like within Iran, how Iran's government functions, US-Iran relations, and the way that Iran shapes the politics of the middle east. The seminar will use a combination of books and films to explore these themes. Graded Pass/Fail.
Winter 2016
Adam Chilton, Tom Ginsburg
Immigration Policy
LAWS 96504
This seminar will explore immigration policy in the United States and other countries around the world. The seminar will specifically focus on examining which policies are effective and potential reforms to existing policies that are failing. The seminar will explore topics including the financial consequences of immigration, the impacts of efforts to police immigration, the consequences of guest worker programs, and the determinants of public opinion on immigration policy. Specific attention will be given to studying immigration policy in a comparative context.
Winter 2016
Adam Chilton
International Trade Law
LAWS 48401
This course focuses on the law governing international trade. It will specifically focus on the laws established by the World Trade Organization. This will include an in-depth analysis of the treaties, regulations, and case law that govern international trade. The course will both cover the basic principles governing trade law, as well as the trade laws governing intellectual property, environmental regulation, food safety, trade in services, and technical standards. The course will also examine the implication of the international trading regime for developing countries, and the political economy of trade negotiations.
Winter 2016
Adam Chilton
Greenberg Seminar: Iran
LAWS 95902
Iran is a country that is frequently discussed, but rarely understood. This Greenberg seminar will focus on developing a greater understanding of the culture, domestic politics, and foreign affairs of Iran, as well as its position in the broader Middle East. Sessions will focus on what life is like within Iran, how Iran's government functions, US-Iran relations, and the way that Iran shapes the politics of the middle east. The seminar will use a combination of books and films to explore these themes. Graded Pass/Fail.
Spring 2016
Adam Chilton, Tom Ginsburg
Immigration Law
LAWS 50001
This course explores the U.S. immigration system. The course will focus on the federal laws and policies that regulate the admission and exclusion of immigrants. Topics covered will include: the visa system, deportation and removal, the law of asylum, the role of the states in regulating migrants, and proposed reforms to the immigration system. The course will also consider how immigration law connects to both constitutional law and foreign policy.
Spring 2016
Adam Chilton