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International Law Seminar: Use of Force and Conflict Resolution
Professor Jane Stromseth
J.D. Seminar 237 (cross-listed) | 3 credit hours
This seminar examines the role of international law and institutions in controlling the use of force and resolving international conflicts. Legal doctrines governing the use of force are studied, and the role of the United Nations in conflict resolution and peacekeeping is examined. Throughout the seminar, the impact of international law and institutions will be assessed by examining both past and present conflicts, including those in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Kosovo, and East Timor. Proposals for new institutions and procedures will also be considered in light of the challenges posed by future conflicts in a post-Cold War world.
Recommended: International Law I: Introduction to International Law.