Spring 2024 Human Rights GU4930 section 001

INT'L HUMANITARIAN LAW/HUM RGTS

INT'L HUMANITARIAN LAW/HU

Call Number 10864
Day & Time
Location
W 10:10am-12:00pm
477 ALFRED LERNE
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Bruce L Cronin
Type SEMINAR
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description This seminar will cover various issues, debates, and concepts in the international law of armed conflict (known as international humanitarian law), particularly as it relates to the protection of non-combatants (civilians and prisoners of war). In doing so, we will examine how international humanitarian law and human rights law intersect. Both sets of legal norms are designed to protect the lives, well-being, and dignity of individuals.However, the condition of armed conflict provides a much wider set of options for governments and individuals to engage in violent, deadly action against others, including killing, forcibly detaining, and destroying the property of those designated as combatants. At the same time, the means of waging war are not unlimited, but rather are tightly regulated by both treaty and customary law. This course will examine how these regulations operate in theory and practice, focusing on the principles of distinction, proportionality, and military necessity.
Web Site Vergil
Department Institute for Study of Human Rights
Enrollment 15 students (22 max) as of 3:06PM Saturday, July 20, 2024
Subject Human Rights
Number GU4930
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
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Section key 20241HRTS4930W001