The Laws of War and the Russia-Ukraine War

February 1, 2023, 8:30 to 9:30 am
Walter F. Mondale Hall
Room 40 (subplaza)

University of Minnesota Law School
229 19th Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

This presentation will discuss the legal rules that apply to Russia's invasion of Ukraine both as it pertains to the legality of the invasion itself as well as to specific military means and methods used to carry out military operations, such as targeting civilians, or the targeting of certain protected sites (such as hospitals) and of critical civilian infrastructure, as well as the use of drones, and more. Options for accountability of Russian military and civilian leaders and soldiers will also be examined.

CLE Credits
1 standard credit (#479283)

Coffee provided

Parking Information
Professor Oren Gross

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the Irving Younger Professor of Law

University of Minnesota Law School
Fionnuala Ní Aoláin

Regents Professor & Robina Chair in Law, Public Policy, and Society; Faculty Director, Human Rights Center; Professor, Queen's University of Belfast, School of Law, Northern Ireland

Sponsored by

Academic Engagement Committee of the Board of Advisors

Katie Jacob