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Law (LAWS)

Department of Law
Faculty of Public Affairs

LAWS 4606 [0.5 credit]

International Law of Armed Conflict

UN Charter prohibition of the use of force. Exceptional, permissible uses of armed force. Role of Security Council in determining legality of armed intervention. Collective security, peacemaking, peacekeeping, neutrality, prohibited means of warfare. Humanitarian International Law. The Geneva Red Cross Conventions, war crimes, the role of International Criminal Court.
Prerequisite: LAWS 3603.
Seminars three hours a week.

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