Spring 2014
    Law No.: LAW7500
    Sched. No.: 114219153

Advanced Topics in the Law of Armed Conflict (JAG)(SC)
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Administrative Information:
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Days, Times (Room):W, 0800-0950 ()
Credits:1Type:Lecture - short course
Capacity:6 **This information is current as of 04/16/2014 06:14:35 AM**
Current Enrollment:0 **This information is current as of 04/16/2014 06:14:35 AM**

Course Description:

NOTE: This course is taught at the JAG School during their 3rd quarter, January 6, 2014 - March 7, 2014. The instructor is Major Cherry.

This elective provides an in-depth study of specific topics in the law of armed conflict, building upon foundations laid during core plenary instruction. Discussions and readings will consider and compare U.S and international perspectives on LOAC including views of U.S. allies, the U.N., the ICRC and NGOs. Topics will include sources of contemporary LOAC, in-depth consideration of the principles of LOAC and targeting, issues associated with battlefield status, regulation of internal armed conflicts, the interface between LOAC and other areas of law, enforcement mechanisms, and current topics that emerge as the semester progresses.

COURSE REQUIREMENT: Classroom participation, in-class presentation or discussion panel/debate examining a specific topic of international law and LOAC. In conjunction with the brief, students will submit an 800-1,000 word, typed and double-spaced paper summarizing their presentation and research.