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LW474 COURSE DETAILS


2 Version(s) of this Course

LW474 (Version: 2011 1) COURSE DETAILS


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
LW474 LAW OF ARMED CONFLICT 2011 1 Law 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This course is designed to develop in each student an understanding of basic law of armed conflict (LOAC), with an emphasis on issues that might arise on the battlefield at a tactical level. The ethical and historical background of LOAC will be examined, including Geneva Conventions and protocols, and how LOAC is enforced on international and national levels, to include prosecution under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Illustrative examples will include the Nuremberg Tribunal, My Lai, and the Gulf War. The emphasis is on the LOAC responsibilities of the junior officer.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Two research papers of moderate length (approximately five pages each) may be required. Topics will be determined in consultation with the instructor.

LW474 COURSE REQUISITES


None

LW474 (Version 2011-1) COURSE OFFERINGS


AYT #SECT/SIZE CPBLTY ENRLD WAIT SEATS CLOSED DETAILS
2024 - 2 2 19 38 38 0 0 Y Hours

2025 - 1 2 19 38 35 0 3 Y Hours

2025 - 2 2 19 38 27 1 11 Y Hours

2025 - 8 1 18 18 0 0 18 N Hours

2026 - 1 2 19 38 7 0 31 Y Hours

2026 - 2 2 19 38 38 5 0 Y Hours

2026 - 8 1 18 18 0 0 18 N Hours

2027 - 1 2 19 38 17 1 21 Y Hours

2027 - 2 2 19 38 0 0 38 Y Hours

2027 - 8 1 18 18 0 0 18 N Hours


LW474 (Version: 1981 2) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
LW474 LAW OF WAR 1981 2 Law 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This course is designed to develop in each student an understanding of basic law of war (LOW), with an emphasis on issues that might arise on the battlefield at a tactical level. The ethical and historical background of LOW will be examined, including Geneva Conventions and protocols, and how LOW is enforced on international and national levels, to include prosecution under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Illustrative examples will include the Nuremberg Tribunal, My Lai, and the Gulf War. The emphasis is on the LOW responsibilities of the junior officer.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Two research papers of moderate length (approximately five pages each) may be required. Topics will be determined in consultation with the instructor.

LW474 COURSE REQUISITES


None