Spring 2021 - 60644 -
SMNR: International Humanitarian Law-Wb
Law CSN: 105295, Law CNBR: 397S
This course will be taught entirely online via Zoom.
This seminar surveys international humanitarian law, also known as the international law of armed conflict. We will study such topics as the regulation of various means and methods of warfare, the treatment of war victims (such as POWs and civilians), the application of the law of war to non-state actors (such as terrorist organizations and corporations), and various enforcement mechanisms (such as international criminal tribunals and US military commissions).