UVA Law Hosts Student Regional Workshop on International Humanitarian Law
The workshop, which is sponsored by the Law School and the American Red Cross, is open to U.S. full- and part-time law and graduate students. An application is required to attend.
During the workshop, presentations and small-group exercises will guide participants through an intensive examination of international humanitarian law, with a focus on its application to combatants and civilians. Session topics include:
- Means and methods of warfare
- International humanitarian law and international human rights
- Conflict classification
- Protected persons
- War crimes.
Among the instructors are international legal scholars, experts from the International Committee of the Red Cross and the American Red Cross, military judge advocates and UVA Law professors.
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