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Events

The 19th Annual Grotius Lecture at the ASIL Annual Meeting: Civil War Time from Grotius to the Global War on Terror

The American Society of International Law Annual Meeting's 19th Grotius Lecture will be delivered by Harvard University's David Armitage, author of the acclaimed new book, Civil Wars: A History in Ideas. The Distinguished Discussant will be Emory University's (and Lawfare book review editor) Mary Dudziak. Open to the public, free of charge on Wednesday, April 12, in Washington DC

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A Critical Analysis of the Report of the UN Human Rights Council Commission of Inquiry into the 2014 Gaza Conflict

Pnina Sharvit Baruch analyzes the Report issued in 2015 by the UN Human Rights Council Commission of Inquiry into the conduct of the 2014 Gaza conflict and finds its investigative methodologies, legal analyses of international humanitarian law, and specific conclusions underwhelming at best. 

Readings

"War-Algorithm Accountability": A Briefing Report from the Harvard Law School Program on Law and Armed Conflict

War-Algorithm Accountability, a new briefing report from the Harvard Law School Program on Law and Armed Conflict, offers an intriguing, original argument about the interaction of accountability, law, and machine algorithms in the context of military systems (including but not limited to autonomous weapons) in armed conflict.

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