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LAWS 4606 [0.5 credit] International Law of Armed Conflict

UN Charter prohibition of the use of force. Exceptional, permissible uses of armed force. Role of Security Council in determining legality of armed intervention. Collective security, peacemaking, peacekeeping, neutrality, prohibited means of warfare. Humanitarian International Law, Geneva Red Cross Conventions, war crimes, International Criminal Court.
Prerequisite(s): LAWS 2908 or PAPM 3000, LAWS 2601 and fourth-year Honours standing.
Seminars three hours a week.