Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Humanitarian Intervention [presentation]

An Introduction to Legal Force

By Andrea A. Long
Andrea Long, a third-year student at Albany Law School, is the Executive Editor of the Center for Judicial Process. She is a magna cum laude graduate of the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam. Andrea is a Senior Editor on the Albany Law Review, she served as Project Director of the Education Pro Bono Project, and she works year-round as a law clerk in the Office of General Counsel of New York State United Teachers. She was both the winner and Best Oral Advocate of the 2011 Domenick L. Gabrielli Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition. For the Fall 2012 semester, Andrea is a legal intern in the law school's Domestic Violence Prosecution Hybrid Clinic.
Andrea prepared this presentation for Professor Bonventre's seminar on International Law of War & Crime, Fall 2012. She has previously been published on ILS. (See Just War: Augustine, Aquinas, & Today, Oct. 28, 2012.)

Humanitarian intervention has become a controversial subject in international law. This presentation begins with a brief overview of humanitarian intervention and situations that often require it. The presentation then describes several different international conflicts with an analysis of the humanitarian intervention that occurred. It ends by suggesting methods for future improvements in humanitarian intervention.

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