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Self-Defense To Cyber Force: Combatting The Notion Of 'Scale And Effect', Thomas Eaton Jan 2021

Self-Defense To Cyber Force: Combatting The Notion Of 'Scale And Effect', Thomas Eaton

Scholarly Works

The ability to reach out, with a few keystrokes or a couple lines of code, through the interconnected world of cyberspace and create militarily advantageous effects 10,000 miles away has changed warfare as previously conceived, perhaps more than any other advancement in any other domain of war. Cyber weapons are weapons, and whatever law applies to conventional weapons equally applies to cyber weapons. Long before cyber operations were even science fiction, there was much debate over what constituted a use of force that would justify force in response. In many ways, the debate over what constitutes cyber-attacks has been pasted …


Divorce And The Collapse Of The Three-Legged Stool: Setting Servicemembers Up For Success In The Age Of Brs And Covid-19, Kan Samuel Jan 2021

Divorce And The Collapse Of The Three-Legged Stool: Setting Servicemembers Up For Success In The Age Of Brs And Covid-19, Kan Samuel

Faculty Scholarship

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The Transformation Of Marriage As A State Institution, John Makdisi, June Mary Zekan Makdisi Jan 2019

The Transformation Of Marriage As A State Institution, John Makdisi, June Mary Zekan Makdisi

Faculty Articles

The first section of this essay explores why the good of children requires the institution of marriage to promote the procreation of children by the act of physical-spiritual love between a man and a woman. The second section explores why the good of children requires the institution of marriage to promote the upbringing of children by the lasting, exclusive, and faithful commitment of the couple. The third section explains why Obergefell's removal of the requirement of a legal union between a man and a woman as an essential aspect of marriage not only destroys the function of the marriage institution …


The Contributions Of United Nations Security Council Resolutions To The Law Of Non-International Armed Conflict: New Evidence Of Customary International Law, Gregory H. Fox, Isaac Jenkins, Kristen E. Boon Jan 2018

The Contributions Of United Nations Security Council Resolutions To The Law Of Non-International Armed Conflict: New Evidence Of Customary International Law, Gregory H. Fox, Isaac Jenkins, Kristen E. Boon

Law Faculty Research Publications

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Ptsd And Women Warriors: Causes, Controls, And A Congressional Cure, Olympia Duhart Jan 2012

Ptsd And Women Warriors: Causes, Controls, And A Congressional Cure, Olympia Duhart

Faculty Scholarship

Women comprise the fastest growing segment of the veteran population. Among the 1.8 million female veterans, more than 230,000 women have served in Iraq or Afghanistan. More than 750 women have been wounded in action; 137 have been killed. By the military’s own estimates, almost 20 percent of female veterans are returning home with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (“PTSD”). Research suggests that women veterans returning from Iraq are more likely to report mental health concerns – including PTSD, depression and suicidal thoughts -- than their male counterparts. The prevalence of PTSD among women in the United States Armed Forces is …