Monthly Archives: June 2010

Estreicher on Defender’s Duties in Armed Conflict

NYU Law Professor Samuel Estreicher has posted an interesting working paper on SSRN, titled Privileging Asymmetric Warfare?: Defender Duties Under International Law.  Here is the abstract: Scholarship and advocacy needs to bring defender duties to the forefront of any discussion … Continue reading

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Making Amends

Over at Opinio Juris this morning, my good friend and colleague Scott Paul introduced the Making Amends Campaign, which is led by the Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (CIVIC).  Scott and CIVIC are working to develop a general practice … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Least Worst Place (Karen Greenberg)

Continuing with the theme of armed conflict, detention, and terrorism, the latest installment in our occasional series of book reviews addresses Karen Greenberg’s The Least Worst Place: Guantanamo’s First 100 Days.  This review may also be found in Issue 42:3 … Continue reading

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Ryan Goodman on Detention in Armed Conflict

NYU Professor Ryan Goodman is among the many esteemed contributors to the latest entry in the U.S. Naval War College’s International Law Studies (Blue Book) Series.  This volume of the Series is titled The War in Afghanistan: A Legal Analysis.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: Terrorism, War and International Law (Myra Williamson)

This occasional series will highlight the book annotations that constitute the back pages of every issue of the NYU Journal of International Law and Politics.  We are beginning with this review of Myra Williamson’s Terrorism, War and International Law: The … Continue reading

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Announcing Fall 2010 Symposium: Arctic Governance

The NYU Journal of International Law and Politics is pleased to announce its upcoming symposium on the topic of arctic governance.  The date is set for October 22, 2010.  More information can be found at the Symposium page, above. The … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Targeted Killings Report

By Ben Heath To continue the discussion of Professor Philip Alston’s report on targeted killings, I can imagine no better discussion on the self-defense rationale for drone strikes than that presented by Marko Milanovic at the EJIL blog.  (At Opinio … Continue reading

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New Issue: Forum on Direct Participation in Hostilities

We are pleased to announce that the Spring 2010 issue of the Journal of International Politics is now available online.  The bulk of Issue 42:3 is dedicated to discussion of the ICRC Interpretive Guidance on the Notion of Direct Participation … Continue reading

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