By Brian Itami — On April 1, 2010, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) upheld Russian preliminary objections in its dispute with Georgia over the application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) with regards to the 2008 conflict in South Ossetia. Georgia filed an application with the […]
Brig. Gen. Martins delivered these remarks as part of the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series at Harvard Law School on April 18, 2011, upon receiving the Harvard Law School Medal of Freedom. By Mark Martins*– Click here to read the full text as a PDF Click here to view the accompanying slides Good afternoon. Thank you […]
By Steven G. Bradbury — Click here to read the full text of the Keynote Address Steven G. Bradbury provides a legal analysis of U.S. defensive and offensive cyber operations in his keynote address for the 2011 National Security Journal Symposium, “Cybersecurity: Law, Privacy, and Warfare in a Digital World.” Image courtesy of the […]
This paper draws upon a lecture delivered at the Harvard Law School on April 6, 2011, and upon three earlier works: Michael J. Glennon, The Constitution and Chapter VII of the UN Charter, 85 Am. J. Int’l L. 74 (1991); Michael J. Glennon, Too Far Apart: Repeal the War Powers Resolution, 50 U. Miami L. […]
Imagine that the U.S. intelligence services obtain reliable information that a known individual is plotting a terrorist attack against the United States. The individual is outside the United States, in a country where law and order are weak and unreliable.
September 11, 2001, stands as a critical pivot point in our nation’s history, one that put the threat of terrorism in the national spotlight and demanded immediate expertise in national security.