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Fall 2020
7334 WRS: International Law & Use of Force - FOTEH- 17068

Professor(s): Samir Foteh (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: International Law 

Time: 9:00a-10:30a  TTH  Location: 111  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: HyFlex  The instructor for this course has expressed a preference to teach in a physical classroom. The extent to which that room will be used during the semester is up to the instructor and may vary during the semester. When the classroom is used by an instructor, those class sessions will be operated in “HyFlex” mode: remote presence is available to any student via internet videoconferencing, and recordings will be available. More details should be made available from the instructor via their syllabus or via other means as the start of the semester nears.

Quota=12

Course Materials

FA20 HUMAN RIGHTS CH11

FA20 TERRORISM CH12

1 OF 2 WAR POWERS CH 7 FA2020

2 OF 2 WAR POWERS CH7 FA2020

FA2020 IRAQ2003

WAR CRIMES CH 8

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This course will have:
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Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: Yes

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Instructor Preference)

Course Materials (5/6/2020 9:09:23 AM)

Special Case

Course Materials: Yes, required course materials to be picked up from the professor, Suite 210-TU2, upon instruction.

BOOKS ARE RECOMMENDED ONLY:

TEXAS ESTATE PLANNING STATUTES W... | Edition: 17

Author: BEYER

ISBN: 9781546203261




International Law and Litigation in the United States, 2008 Documents Supplement | Edition: 1

Author: Jordon J. Paust

ISBN: 9780314198907

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

Publication Date: 08/18/2008



International Law and Litigation in the United States | Edition: 3

Author: Jordan J. Paust, Jon M. Van Dyke

ISBN: 9780314199843

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

Publication Date: 05/08/2009