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Another approach (inductive) can be, through “The Law”, to have students preparing a case study pertaining to a certain subject individually or in group, before the lecturer ask them questions in class. This will allow the lecturer to teach the subject matter through a case-study based structured discussion. In that respect, questions from the case study discussion at the end of it can be picked by the lecturer to reflect various points of the outline pertaining to the topic at stake in “The Law”.
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What has been improved in this online version?
- a table of content moves along when the user scrolls down the content of the page and allows rapid access to various parts of displayed content
- a thread on top of pages makes navigation throughout each section smoother
- relevant themes addressed in case studies and documents are tagged on the side of the page, for easy thematic navigation
- a scrolling menu on top of each page gives instant access to ICRC IHL reference databases: Customary IHL; Treaties, State Parties and Commentaries; National Implementation of IHL
- the platform is responsive: display is adapted for tablets and smartphones alike
- a print-friendly button allows users to display each page in PDF and print it accordingly (see Disclaimer and Copyright for possible use of materials)
- the original How does law protect in war? Casebook can be downloaded for free in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish and Russian through a scrolling menu on top of each page (please note that the content is not necessarily the same between the different language versions and compared to the online platform)
- a number of technical issues have been corrected and improved
Bibliographic resources in “The Law” and “A to Z”
- The chapter entitled “General Bibliography on IHL” provides a bibliography including main IHL reference books covering the entire branch;
- The “Chapter Bibliographies”, which can be found at the beginning of every chapter under “The Law”, contain general texts covering the topic of the chapter itself;
- The “Specific Bibliographies”, which follow the introductory texts of every chapter under “The Law”, contain readings summarizing the chapter’s topic, general readings on the topic that are not suggested under the “Chapter Bibliography”, as well as readings on more specific issues not attributable to a section or subsection. They are divided into two sub-categories:
- Suggested readings: a selection of readings summarizing the chapter’s topic and covering other relevant issues not attributable to a section or subsection;
- Further readings: a more inclusive selection of readings to explore other notions discussed in the introductory texts from different angles;
- The “Specific Bibliographies”, which follow the different sections or subsections of every chapter under “The Law”, contain readings on the issues dealt with in the relevant section or subsection. They are divided into two sub-categories:
- Suggested readings: a selection of readings covering the main issues discussed in the relevant sections and subsections;
- Further readings: a more inclusive selection of readings to explore other notions linked to such issues from different angles.
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