International Law of Armed Conflict



SLN #: 21083
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 021
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Fellmeth

Course Description:
A course on the international law governing armed conflicts in domestic and international settings. The course will briefly discuss the ius ad bellum, or international law relating to the decision of when and how to use armed force, but will focus on the ius in bello, or law relating to how hostilities, once initiated, may be conducted. It will conclude with a brief discussion of the international criminal law respecting war crimes.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: Yes*
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes*
Skills Requirement: No
Note: Only one of the above listed requirements can be fulfilled with this course.
Limited Enrollment Number: 16
Final Exam Given: No
Participation Points: Up to 20% of the grade
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: Blackboard