LAW International Humanitarian Law

Prof. Sara A. Dillon,

3 credits day; 3 credits evening.


Not offered 2015-2016.


This course will study the laws applicable to armed conflict, both international and non-international. The course topics will include: peaceful settlement of disputes; the use of force, start of hostilities; the Geneva Conventions and Protocols; war crimes, the Nuremberg Principles; crimes against humanity; the crime of aggression; international criminal courts; peacekeeping; alliances and defense agreements; chemical and biological weapons; nuclear weapons; arms control and non-proliferation.


  Prerequisite: It is preferable that students have completed the International Law course

pointer    Elective Course

pointer    Meets International Law Concentration Requirements

pointer    Take Home Exam Required


<<Course Updated: March 14, 2016>>