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Fall 2014
7334 WRS: International Law & Use of Force - PAUST- 12466

Professor(s): Jordan Paust (EMERTI)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: International Law 

Time: 2:30p-4:00p  MW  Location: 119  TUII

Course Outline: The seminar will focus on international legal issues relating to the use of armed force, including attention to various permissible uses of force and criminal responsibility for use of illegal force; U.S. constitutional issues concerning decisions to use armed force abroad; terrorism; permissible detention of individuals under international law; interrogation tactics, and relevant war crimes and individual responsibility. A paper is required.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   Quota=12


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Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: Yes

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Course Materials (4/2/2014 11:58:50 AM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: Pick up the first Packet on Use of Force and War Powers from my secretary in Suite 210-TU2. If you have the Paust, Van Dyke, Malone casebook (3 ed. 2009), you do not need the first packet (use chapter 7).

Supplement only required.