Law and War: An International Humanitarian Law Workshop

 November 21-22, 2014                                                                                                                                                                                                          University of Minnesota Law School, Walter F. Mondale Hall 229 19th Ave S, Minneapolis MN

This workshop is a two day extensive introduction to international humanitarian law (IHL) for law students, graduate students, and attorneys. The workshop features lecture from leading practitioners and hands-on exercises that allow participants to experience the law in practice. Participants will learn about the historical development of the law, conflict classification, restrictions on means and methods of warfare, protections for vulnerable persons during armed conflict, enforcement of IHL and much more.

The workshop and all course materials are provided to accept students at no cost. A fee may apply for attorneys interested in earning CLE credit. This workshop is a fabulous opportunity for anyone interested in learning more about, or pursuing a career in international law.

Registration is currently open and applications must be submitted by FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31st. Applications can be found at http://www.redcross.org/lawworkshop

Hosted by the University of Minnesota Law School, the Human Rights Center and the Human Rights Program in partnership with the American Red Cross. Co-sponsored by Advocates for Human Rights, and the Center for Victims of Torture.

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