Making and Shaping the Law of Armed Conflict: An Introduction

Making and Shaping the Law of Armed Conflict: An Introduction

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| Jun 18, 2024

Making and Shaping the Law of Armed Conflict: An Introduction Almost every legal question involves aspects of law-making and shaping, be it iden­tification of a rule, interpretation of that rule, or determination of the rule’s scope of application. Disputes over the...
“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...
Regulating Military Force Series – The Meaning of Prohibited “Use of Force” in Article 2(4) of the UN Charter

Regulating Military Force Series – The Meaning of Prohibited “Use of Force” in Article 2(4) of the UN Charter

| Mar 1, 2024

Regulating Military Force Series – The Meaning of Prohibited “Use of Force” in Article 2(4) of the UN Charter Editors’ note: The author delivered remarks on the subject of this post at the conference “International Law and the Regulation of Resort to Force:...
Consistency and Change in Russian Approaches to International Law

Consistency and Change in Russian Approaches to International Law

| Mar 9, 2022

Consistency and Change in Russian Approaches to International Law Recent Russian conduct on the world stage—and less metaphorically, on the territory of Ukraine—has been appalling. Violations of international law (such as acts of aggression and unlawful support for...
Non-State Commentaries: Law-Making or Law-Suggesting?

Non-State Commentaries: Law-Making or Law-Suggesting?

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| Apr 8, 2021

Non-State Commentaries: Law-Making or Law-Suggesting?   What is the role of non-State commentaries with respect to understanding international law, and more specifically, the law of armed conflict? This question is surprisingly provocative—particularly with...