nationalsecuritylaw upcoming event: IHL workshop for students

* “International Humanitarian Law Workshop” January 4-7, 2011 (for students) (ICRC, Santa Clara U. School of Law)

This looks like a great event. Details follow, and also appear in the attached materials:

Presented by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), hosted at Santa Clara University School of Law

This workshop combines lectures and hands-on exercises that guide U.S. law students through an intensive workshop on international humanitarian law (IHL). The workshop will be led by legal professionals from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), lawyers for the U.S. Armed Forces, and law professors who specialize in IHL.

Topics will include:

• Introduction to International Humanitarian Law

• When Does IHL Apply?

• Human Rights and IHL

• Protected Persons

• Internment/Detention

• Armed Conflicts of a Non-International Character

• The IHL/Terrorism Interface

• Implementation and Enforcement of IHL

Students will receive a Certificate of Completion from the ICRC. The program is available only to full- and part-time law students. There is NO FEE. Registration is limited and competitive. Students are encouraged to apply early, as the workshop does fill up. Applications must be received by Monday, November 8, 2010.

For more information and an application, contact:

Center for Global Law and Policy

Santa Clara University School of Law

email: cglp

phone: 408-551-1955

800-728-1873

fax: 408-554-5047

web: http://www.scu.edu/law/international

Poster.pdf

Application.DOC

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