Who Speaks for Humanity?

Who Speaks for Humanity?

| Jul 10, 2024

Who Speaks for Humanity? In a previous post on Articles of War, I argued that it was wrong to assess rules for the conduct of war without giving some consideration to the type of war involved, even if that meant blurring the distinction between jus ad bellum and jus...
Lieber Studies Making and Shaping LOAC Volume – (Un)customary IHL in the 21st Century: Quo Vadis?

Lieber Studies Making and Shaping LOAC Volume – (Un)customary IHL in the 21st Century: Quo Vadis?

| Jun 18, 2024

Lieber Studies Making and Shaping LOAC Volume – (Un)customary IHL in the 21st Century: Quo Vadis? Editors’ note: This post is based on the author’s chapter in Making and Shaping the Law of Armed Conflict (Sandesh Sivakumaran and Christian R. Burne eds....
In Honor of Yoram Dinstein – Will the Separation Between Jus ad Bellum and Jus in Bello Survive the Conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza?

In Honor of Yoram Dinstein – Will the Separation Between Jus ad Bellum and Jus in Bello Survive the Conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza?

| Apr 26, 2024

In Honor of Yoram Dinstein – Will the Separation Between Jus ad Bellum and Jus in Bello Survive the Conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza? Editors’ note: This post is part of a series to honor Professor Yoram Dinstein, who passed away on Saturday February 10, 2024....
“On the Brink”: The Geneva Conventions at 75

“On the Brink”: The Geneva Conventions at 75

| Mar 27, 2024

“On the Brink”: The Geneva Conventions at 75 Editor’s note: The views expressed in this post are those of the author and not necessarily those of the ICRC, HLS PILAC, or other workshop participants. From March 12-13, 2024, Harvard Law School’s Program on International...
Reprisals Against Enemy Civilians, the Object and Purpose of Additional Protocol I, and the United Kingdom’s Reservation

Reprisals Against Enemy Civilians, the Object and Purpose of Additional Protocol I, and the United Kingdom’s Reservation

| Mar 22, 2024

Reprisals Against Enemy Civilians, the Object and Purpose of Additional Protocol I, and the United Kingdom’s Reservation Editors’ note: This post considers one aspect of an article recently published by the author in The Military Law and the Law of War Review. It does...