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Rethinking Counterterrorism In The Age Of Isis, Sahar F. Aziz 2016 Texas A&M University School of Law

Rethinking Counterterrorism In The Age Of Isis, Sahar F. Aziz

Sahar F. Aziz

Failing states are havens for terrorism. A toxic combination of social, economic, and political crises attract violent extremist groups to establish bases in these lawless areas. As the groups grow in strength, the violence spreads from the immediate vicinity to the nation, region, and sometimes even other continents. One need only look to the terrorist attacks in New York, London, Madrid, and Paris as proof that terrorists operating out of failing states eventually set their sights on attacking Western capitals. Although the underlying causes of terrorism are often local, the violence is no longer constrained within a particular country or ...


Lawyering Wars: Failing Leadership, Risk Aversion, And Lawyer Creep—Should We Expect More Lone Survivors?, Arthur Rizer 2016 West Virginia University

Lawyering Wars: Failing Leadership, Risk Aversion, And Lawyer Creep—Should We Expect More Lone Survivors?, Arthur Rizer

Arthur Rizer

“We are a nation of laws, not men.” This motto—made famous by the Supreme Court case Marbury v. Madison1—has existed since the founding of the United States. This maxim embodies the sentiment that, in order to prevent tyranny, citizens should be governed by fixed law rather than the whims of a dictator. In his decision, Chief Justice John Marshall did not qualify his remarks by saying, “we are a nation of laws, except in time of war.” Indeed with the modern U.S. military, Cicero’s observation that “[l]aws are inoperative in war” has never been further ...


A Survey Of Possible Legal Responses To International Terrorism: Prevention, Punishment, And Cooperative Action, Jordan J. Paust 2016 Yale University

A Survey Of Possible Legal Responses To International Terrorism: Prevention, Punishment, And Cooperative Action, Jordan J. Paust

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

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Book Review: The Birth Of Nations. By Phillip C. Jessup. New York And London: Columbia University Press, 1974., Sandy McCormack 2016 Office of the Solicitor, US Department of Labor

Book Review: The Birth Of Nations. By Phillip C. Jessup. New York And London: Columbia University Press, 1974., Sandy Mccormack

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

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Aviation Law - Insurance - Neither “War Risk” Nor Other Standard Terms Denoting Civil Disturbance Within The Exclusionary Clauses Of All Risks Policies Encompass The Destruction Of An Aircraft By Hijackers, Kathy D. Izell 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Aviation Law - Insurance - Neither “War Risk” Nor Other Standard Terms Denoting Civil Disturbance Within The Exclusionary Clauses Of All Risks Policies Encompass The Destruction Of An Aircraft By Hijackers, Kathy D. Izell

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


United States Obligations Under Status Of Forces Agreements: A New Method Of Extradition?, William J. Norton 2016 US Army Trial Judiciary

United States Obligations Under Status Of Forces Agreements: A New Method Of Extradition?, William J. Norton

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

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Self-Regulation For Safety And Security: Final Minutes Or Finest Hour?, Douglas C. Michael 2016 University of Kentucky College of Law

Self-Regulation For Safety And Security: Final Minutes Or Finest Hour?, Douglas C. Michael

Douglas C. Michael

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the accounting and auditing crisis later caused by the Enron and Worldcom scandals of that same year, created a great sense of insecurity in many Americans. In this Article, I analyze the federal government's response to crisis. I first define what a crisis is: a sudden, existential threat to which the entity has insufficient resources to respond. I then explain how regulation for safety and security is unique in two aspects: perceptions matter, and the assistance of the regulated entities is essential. I proceed by describing and analyzing the regulatory history ...


The Two Faces Of The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, Emily Berman 2016 University of Houston Law Center

The Two Faces Of The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, Emily Berman

Indiana Law Journal

When former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden leaked a massive trove of information about secret intelligence-collection programs implemented under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in the summer of 2013, U.S. surveillance activities were thrust to the forefront of public debate. This debate included the question of whether and how to reform the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (“FISA Court”), the statutorily created secret court that reviews government applications to conduct surveillance in the United States. This discussion, however, has underemphasized a critical feature of the way the FISA Court works. As this Article will show, since the terrorist attacks ...


Data Institutionalism: A Reply To Andrew Woods, Zachary D. Clopton 2016 Cornell Law School

Data Institutionalism: A Reply To Andrew Woods, Zachary D. Clopton

Cornell Law Faculty Publications

In "Against Data Exceptionalism," Andrew K. Woods explores “one of the greatest societal and technological shifts in recent years,” which manifests in the “same old” questions about government power. The global cloud is an important feature of modern technological life that has significant consequences for individual privacy, law enforcement, and governance. Yet, as Woods suggests, the legal challenges presented by the cloud have analogies in age-old puzzles of public and private international law.

Identifying these connections is a conceptual advance, and this contribution should not be understated. But, to my mind, the most telling statement in Woods’s excellent article ...


Book Review: The Soviet Union In World Affairs, A Documented Analysis, 1964-1972. By Professor W. W. Kulski. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1972. Pp. 526. $17.50., Jacob D. Beam 2016 United States Embassy

Book Review: The Soviet Union In World Affairs, A Documented Analysis, 1964-1972. By Professor W. W. Kulski. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1972. Pp. 526. $17.50., Jacob D. Beam

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

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Charter On Economic Rights And Duties Of States: A Solution To The Development Aid Problem?, Joseph C. Vanzant 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Charter On Economic Rights And Duties Of States: A Solution To The Development Aid Problem?, Joseph C. Vanzant

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Device Of Fiction In Public International Law, Jean J. A. Salmon 2016 Université de Bruxelles

The Device Of Fiction In Public International Law, Jean J. A. Salmon

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Lesser Of Two Evils: Exploring The Constitutionality Of Indefinite Detentions Of Terror Enemy Combatants Following The End Of “Combat Operations” In Afghanistan, Justin A. Thatch 2016 College of William & Mary Law School

The Lesser Of Two Evils: Exploring The Constitutionality Of Indefinite Detentions Of Terror Enemy Combatants Following The End Of “Combat Operations” In Afghanistan, Justin A. Thatch

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal

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Japan’S 2015 Security Legislation: Challenges To Its Implementation Under International Law, Hitoshi Nasu 2016 U.S. Naval War College

Japan’S 2015 Security Legislation: Challenges To Its Implementation Under International Law, Hitoshi Nasu

International Law Studies

Japan’s new security legislation, enacted on September 30, 2015 amid fierce debate over its constitutionality, is designed to enable a “seamless response” to any security situation that may arise. While public debate has been fixated on the re-interpretation of Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution, which underpins the theoretical foundation of this new legislation, there are also important international law issues that need to be addressed. After briefly reviewing the historical background leading to the adoption of the new security legislation and its contents, this article examines how the Self-Defense Force (SDF) can respond with the use of force ...


Constitutional Law - Rights Of Aliens - Citizenship As A Requirement For Admission To The Bar Is A Violation Of Equal Protection, John L. Scott 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Constitutional Law - Rights Of Aliens - Citizenship As A Requirement For Admission To The Bar Is A Violation Of Equal Protection, John L. Scott

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Recent Decision: Constitutional Law - Restriction Of American Citizens’ Right Of Access To Information And Ideas In The Court Of Government Control Of Immigration Is Not Unconstitutional When Supported By A Facially Legitimate Reason, W. P. Bishop, Joseph C. Vanzant 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Recent Decision: Constitutional Law - Restriction Of American Citizens’ Right Of Access To Information And Ideas In The Court Of Government Control Of Immigration Is Not Unconstitutional When Supported By A Facially Legitimate Reason, W. P. Bishop, Joseph C. Vanzant

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Comment: Blocked Assets And Private Claims: The Initial Barriers To Trade Negotiations Between The United States And China, John J. Fitzpatrick Jr., Toby B. Prodgers 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Comment: Blocked Assets And Private Claims: The Initial Barriers To Trade Negotiations Between The United States And China, John J. Fitzpatrick Jr., Toby B. Prodgers

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Terrorism: The Proposed United States Draft Convention, William T. Bennett 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

Terrorism: The Proposed United States Draft Convention, William T. Bennett

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Application Of The Law Of War To Internal Conflicts, James E. Bond 2016 Washington & Lee School of Law

Application Of The Law Of War To Internal Conflicts, James E. Bond

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Complexity Analysis: A Preliminary Step Toward A General Systems Theory Of International Law, James L. Hildebrand 2016 Harvard Law School

Complexity Analysis: A Preliminary Step Toward A General Systems Theory Of International Law, James L. Hildebrand

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

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