Laws of Yesterday’s Wars Symposium – Introduction

Laws of Yesterday’s Wars Symposium – Introduction

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| Jul 15, 2024

Laws of Yesterday’s Wars Symposium – Introduction Last year, Articles of War hosted a symposium highlighting volumes one and two of the Laws of Yesterday’s Wars book series published by Brill Nijhoff. The symposium included posts that studied the laws of war of...
Lieber Studies Making and Shaping LOAC Volume – “Law of War Unmaking”

Lieber Studies Making and Shaping LOAC Volume – “Law of War Unmaking”

| Jul 8, 2024

Lieber Studies Making and Shaping LOAC Volume – “Law of War Unmaking” 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. 2024), the tenth volume of the Lieber...
Common Article 1 of the 1949 Geneva Conventions

Common Article 1 of the 1949 Geneva Conventions

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| Apr 12, 2024

Common Article 1 of the 1949 Geneva Conventions On March 1, Nicaragua instituted proceedings against Germany before the International Court of Justice (Alleged Breaches of Certain International Obligations in respect of the Occupied Palestinian Territory). In its...
AWS Legal Review Series – Introduction

AWS Legal Review Series – Introduction

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| Mar 4, 2024

AWS Legal Review Series – Introduction In recent years, discussions about the legal compliance of various novel military uses of technology have shone a spotlight on something that used to be the obscure province of military lawyers: the legal reviews of new weapons,...
Regulating Military Force Series – Introduction

Regulating Military Force Series – Introduction

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| Feb 20, 2024

Regulating Military Force Series – Introduction In 1970, Professor Thomas Franck boldly concluded that only 25 years after the adoption of the UN Charter, Article 2(4) had been killed by the very States that had created it. In the 50 years since this conclusion,...