Human Shields in International Humanitarian Law

48 Pages Posted: 5 May 2010  

Michael N. Schmitt

Naval War College - Stockton Center for the Study of International Law; University of Exeter Law School; Lieber Institute, USMA at West Point

Date Written: January 4, 2009

Abstract

Examines the law surrounding the use of human shields during armed conflict.

Keywords: human shields, humanitarian law, law of armed conflict, law of war

Suggested Citation

Schmitt, Michael N., Human Shields in International Humanitarian Law (January 4, 2009). Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 47, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1600258

Michael N. Schmitt (Contact Author)

Naval War College - Stockton Center for the Study of International Law ( email )

686 Cushing Road
Newport, RI 02841
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.usnwc.edu/Academics/Faculty/Michael-Schmitt.aspx

University of Exeter Law School ( email )

Streatham Court
University of Exeter
Exeter, EX4 4QJ
United Kingdom

HOME PAGE: http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/law/staff/mschmitt/

Lieber Institute, USMA at West Point ( email )

600 Thayer Rd
West Point, NY 10996
United States

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