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
Meets International Law Concentration Requirements
Take Home Exam Required
<<Course Updated: March 14, 2016>>