Faculty of Business and Law

Legal Resources

The law of war

General | Treaties | Iraq 2003 | Historical Documents
See also Military law

Crimes of War
Lots of information on this website - with a special on the current war in Iraq

Treaties

Convention (I) for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field
Signed at Geneva, 12 August 1949.

Iraq

Australian legal experts declare an invasion of Iraq a war crime
By James Conachy, 27 February 2003, on the World Socialist Web Site

Canadian Law Professors delcare US-led War Illegal
By Henry Michaels, 22 March 2003, on the World Socialist Web Site

Crimes of War
Lots of information on this website - with a special on the current war in Iraq

International Law and a war on Iraq
From the Global Policy web site

The War in Iraq: The Illusion of International Law? Where to Now?
Article by Mirko Bagaric and James McConville: (2003) 8 Deakin Law Review 147

Why a War Against Iraq Would be Illegal Under International Law
10 September 2002 by Moana Cole, New Zealand

Historical War Documents

See also: legal history

World War 2: Documents
Part of the Avalon Project at Yale University

The British War Blue Book
Collection of documents at the Avalon Project at Yale University

Nuremberg War Crimes Trials
Documents - part of the Avalon Project at Yale University

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