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How Does Law Protect in War?

Cases, Documents and Teaching Materials on Contemporary Practice
in International Humanitarian Law

by Marco Sassòli and Antoine A. Bouvier,
in co-operation with Susan Carr, Lindsey Cameron and Thomas de Saint Maurice

Geneva, 2006 (Second Edition)

This reference work, published by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), is intended to serve both the university community and law practitioners, and broadly reaches out to students and faculties in law, journalism and political science, as well as members of the judiciary. It was first published in 1999 in English and then in 2003 in a revised French edition. In 2006, incorporating material from the revised French edition, the work was further revised and updated, expanded, and published as a two-volume work divided into three parts. This second edition presents more than 230 cases, eleven possible teaching outlines, and provides a comprehensive outline of International Humanitarian Law (IHL).

Volume I, Part I—"Outline of International Humanitarian Law"—consists of 15 chapters, systematically presenting IHL, with suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter. Part I also includes references to articles from the Geneva Conventions and the Additional Protocols as well as references to the 5,000-page ICRC study, published in 2005, Customary International Humanitarian Law. Part II—"Possible Teaching Outlines"—provides advice and recommendations on how to teach IHL.The introductory materials in Volume I include a user's guide, a list of Internet sites, and a table of the court cases. Volume II, Part III—"Cases and Documents"—is considered to be the main body of this publication.The cases and documents are organized in both chronological and geographical order. Each case is followed by questions for discussion. (OCLC Number 317396436)

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