Occupation Resistance, War-Rebels, and the Lieber Code

Occupation Resistance, War-Rebels, and the Lieber Code

Occupation Resistance, War-Rebels, and the Lieber Code The origin of the codified law of belligerent occupation is often traced to the Hague Regulations of 1899 (updated in 1907). However, the Lieber Code of 1863 laid important and underappreciated legal groundwork...
Is the Lieber Code Humanitarian?

Is the Lieber Code Humanitarian?

Is the Lieber Code Humanitarian?   Some critics maintain that the Lieber Code is not humanitarian. They are surprised and disappointed that Francis Lieber—one of the fathers of the modern law of war and an inspiration for the Hague Conferences—fails to meet their...