Experts Weigh in on Law of Armed Conflict Priorities

Experts Weigh in on Law of Armed Conflict Priorities

Experts Weigh in on Law of Armed Conflict Priorities   Presidential transitions present natural opportunities to reconsider national priorities. With the inauguration of a new administration, we asked our Lieber Senior Fellows and Lieber Distinguished Scholar...
The Updated GCIII Commentary: A Flawed Methodology?

The Updated GCIII Commentary: A Flawed Methodology?

The Updated GCIII Commentary: A Flawed Methodology?   In June of 2020, as part of its ongoing multi-year effort, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) launched its updated Commentary on the Third Geneva Convention of 1949. The Commentary analyzes...
Lessons for Legal Advisors from the Brereton Report

Lessons for Legal Advisors from the Brereton Report

Lessons for Legal Advisors from the Brereton Report International humanitarian law practitioners and scholars have justifiably dedicated attention to the recent report of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Inspector General into allegations of violations of the law of...
The Duty to Investigate War Crimes

The Duty to Investigate War Crimes

The Duty to Investigate War Crimes   On November 19, 2020, a report of the Australian Defence Force’s Inspector-General was released following a four-year investigation into allegations of unlawful killings and mistreatment of non-combatants and persons...