Terrorism

UN Human Rights Council Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms while Countering Terrorism Releases Third Annual Report (February 28, 2014)

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Adom Malcolm Cooper

On February 28, 2014, Ben Emmerson, the UN Human Rights Council Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, submitted the

Prosecutors for Guantanamo Bay Military Commission Add Conspiracy to Charge Against Detainee (February 10, 2014)

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Adom Malcolm Cooper

On February 10, 2014, prosecutors for the military commission trials at Guantanamo Bay added a 

European Council Amends Reasons for Tunisian Restrictive Measures (January 31, 2014)

Author: 
Emily MacKenzie

On January 31, 2014, the European Council published a Decision and

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution 2133 on Ransom Payments to Terrorists (January 27, 2014)

Author: 
Adom Malcolm Cooper

On January 27, 2014, the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution calling on member

UK Court of Appeal Finds Non-Justiciable Claims of Pakistani Resident Regarding Drone Strikes (January 20, 2014)

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Steven Arrigg Koh

On January 20, 2014, the England and Wales Court of Appeal (Civil Division) decided R (on the application of K

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Rejects Guantanamo Detainee’s Challenge to Continued Confinement (December 3, 2013)

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Adom Malcolm Cooper

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ASIL-UNA SERIES (One of Three): Cyber Threats and Use of Force: International and Domestic Standards

Cyber threats pose national, economic, and personal risks to both the public and private sectors. The frequency and complexity of cyber attacks are rising exponentially and outpace policy and legal regulations of the area. In this context, the issue for international law is in the applicability of traditional concepts to the realities of cyber threats. This event, cosponsored by the American Society of International Law and the United Nations Association, will explore the legal aspects of selected areas of cyber security in the United States.

Guantanamo Military Commissions: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward

ASIL, in cosponsorship with its Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict, will host a discussion of the United States's decade-long experience with military commission proceedings against detainees held at the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, featuring Jess Bravin, an award-winning Wall Street Journal reporter and author of The Terror Courts: Rough Justice at Guantanamo Bay. Bravin will summarize the findings in his book, which draws on more than a decade of first-hand reporting at Guantanamo and extensive interviews with insiders in the commission process.

International Law Issues in the Department of Justice White Paper on Targeted Killing

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David Kaye
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The Law That Applies to Autonomous Weapon Systems

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Jeffrey S. Thurnher
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