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CMPL 565 International Humanitarian Law (3 credits)

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Offered by: Law (Faculty of Law)


Comparative Law : Rules governing international and internal armed conflicts; historical and philosophical foundations; constraints on means to wage war; treatment of protected individuals, including prisoners of war, civilians and peacekeepers; enforcement, including belligerent reprisals and criminal prosecution; links with norms protecting human rights, the environment and cultural property; impact of cultural diversity.

Terms: Fall 2012

Instructors: Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer (Fall)

  • Prerequisite: PUB2 105

  • Restriction: Not open to first year students.