1. Essay Title: Analyse ‘pre-emptive’ self-defense in relation to Article 51 of the UN Charter as well as international humanitarian law and human rights law obligations.
2. Tips for the Essay: Assessment is undertaken in accordance with departmental Assessment Criteria, which place particular emphasis upon the acquisition of relevant critical and evaluative skills. Interdisciplinary approaches may be used and material from outside of international law legal scholarship may be relevant for addressing the topic.
International humanitarian law or jus in bello is the law that governs the way in which war is conducted, seeking to limit suffering.