Fall 2008 Section 001
Law 397: War and Law

Schedule: Day Class
Rabkin, Jeremy
Credit Hours: 3
CRN: 77508
Day(s): Monday, Wednesday
Location: Hazel Hall 332
Time: 10:00am-11:15am
Enrollment Limit: Please see Patriot Web
Syllabus: Go to syllabus
Course Documents: No documents listed.
Exam Date/Time: 12-09-2008 12:00 noon
Prerequisites: None
General Description: Covers an array of legal issues, including questions of when military force is appropriate; the role of, and protections for, uniformed armies and who should serve in them; the proper treatment of conquered populations and non-combatants; treatment of prisoners-of-war and non-state actors; honorable behavior when waging asymmetric warfare; and the war powers of the American executive. This course will examine these and other issues in historical perspective, then deal with today's evolving standards.