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The Geneva Conventions between War and Peace: Sixty Years and Counting

JURIST Forum (http://jurist.law.pitt.edu), August 17, 2009

7 Pages Posted: 26 Jun 2012  

Kevin H. Govern

Ave Maria School of Law; California University of Pennsylvania; John Jay College

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

JURIST Guest Columnist Kevin Govern of Ave Maria School of Law in Naples, FL (formerly at Ann Arbor, MI) examines the relevance of the four Geneva Conventions signed in August 1949, 60 years ago this month, in the context of un-traditional conflicts that he describes as being "between war and peace."

Keywords: International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, Legal History, Geneva Conventions, International Law, International Humanitarian Law, IHL, Law of War, LOW, Law of Armed Conflict, LOAC, War, Peace

JEL Classification: H56

Suggested Citation

Govern, Kevin H., The Geneva Conventions between War and Peace: Sixty Years and Counting (2009). JURIST Forum (http://jurist.law.pitt.edu), August 17, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2093476 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2093476

Kevin H. Govern (Contact Author)

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