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Deystone, Justin Jacob Associate Professor


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research overview

  • Professor Desautels-Stein's scholarship concentrates on the jurisprudential intersections of legal structuralism, legal pragmatism, and liberal legalism, with a focus on political economy, race, and global law.


  • International law, legal philosophy, political economy, race relations, social theory


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courses taught

  • LAWS 6108 - Conflict of Laws
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Addresses the conflicts that arise when the significant facts of a case are connected with more than one jurisdiction, whether that jurisdiction belongs to a state, the federal government, or a foreign government. The subject is studied in its theoretical and historical context, with special emphasis on the international aspects of extraterritorial jurisdiction.
  • LAWS 6400 - International Law
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Examines the nature, structure and sources of international law, the relationship between international law and domestic U.S. law, the role of international organizations such as the United Nations, the methods of resolving international disputes, the bases of international jurisdiction, and select substantive areas of international law that may change from semester to semester.


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