Int'l Law of Armed Conflict

SLN #: 14821
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 019
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Pagel

Course Description:
This is a course on the law of armed conflict (LOAC), sometimes referred to as international humanitarian law (IHL). We will cover both jus ad bellum (the law relating to the initiation of armed conflict) as well as jus in bello (the law regulating how hostilities, once initiated, may be lawfully conducted). Through an operational focus, this course will address conventional state-on-state armed conflict, internal armed conflict, terrorism, drone warfare, war crimes and military commissions, along with other current issues on the 21st century battlefield.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Written Assignment: Yes, final paper worth 60% of grade
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 16
Final Exam Given: No
Mid Term Or Other Exam: No
Paper Or In-Class Presentation: Yes, presentation worth 30% of grade
Participation Points: Yes, 10% of grade
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.