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Intl Humanitrn Law (LAW-620-001)
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A study of international principles and rules regulating the conduct of international and other armed conflicts; the historical development of restraints on armed conflict; the distinction between rules governing recourse to armed coercion and those governing the conduct of armed hostilities; the protections afforded by the 1949 Geneva Conventions and the 1977 Protocols to combatants and noncombatants, including civilians, POWs, the wounded, and the sick; the role of the International Committee of the Red Cross; and human rights issues.
Textbooks and Other Materials
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Students should purchase multi-volume xeroxed text, International Humanitarian Law: Problems and Materials, from the Course Packet Center, located in Room 473A of the Law School.
First Class Readings
See attached syllabus for first reading assignment.
The syllabus is available in the following format(s):