A Milestone for Justice in Africa

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/22/opinion/a-milestone-for-justice-in-africa.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share By THE EDITORIAL BOARD JULY 22, 2015 On Monday [20 JUL 15], a landmark trial began that could herald a new era of justice and accountability in Africa. The former president of Chad, Hissène Habré, is being tried over atrocities committed during his rule in a new court set…



Syrian Rebel Train and Equip Program Update

http://www.politico.com/story/2015/07/ash-carter-syrian-rebel-training-119812.html By Austin Wright and Philip Ewing 7/7/15 4:11 PM EDT Updated 7/7/15 10:36 PM E AP Photo Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2015/07/ash-carter-syrian-rebel-training-119812.html#ixzz3fVRbSqmF Defense Secretary Ash Carter caused a stir Tuesday when he told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the $500 million program to train and equip “moderate” Syrian rebels to…


The Warrior’s Bible – New Publication

https://www.agts.edu/news/news_archives/2015_01warriors_bible.html The Warrior's Bible The Warrior’s Bible is specifically designed to help the military community (warriors, family, and friends) understand and apply the timeless truths of God’s Word to daily life. From cover to cover, this Bible speaks in language that connects with military people about things that really matter….



May 2, 2015: 4th Anniversary of Bin Laden Targeted Killing – A Retrospective On Military Legitimacy

Govern, Kevin H., Operation Neptune Spear: Was Killing Bin Laden a Legitimate Military Objective? (Chapter 13) (April 1, 2012). Targeted Killings Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World, Editors: Claire Finkelstein, Jens Ohlin, and Andrew Altman (Oxford University Press, 2012). Available at SSRN: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2083584


CERL presents Sarah Chayes, “Counterproductive Coalitions”

Sarah Chayes ©2014 Kaveh Sardari Map Contact Info: cerl@law.upenn.edu CERL presents Sarah Chayes, “Counterproductive Coalitions” Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm Location: Golkin 100, Michael A. Fitts Auditorium The Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law presents “Counterproductive Coalitions”. This event will be held at the University of Pennsylvania Law School…



PERCEPTIONS OF RISK: How We Manage Emergencies

University of Pennsylvania Faculty Senate Symposium Co-sponsored by the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law (CERL)   PERCEPTIONS OF RISK: How We Manage Emergencies April 1, 2015 3:00 – 5:00 p.m., reception to follow Fitts Auditorium | University of Pennsylvania Law School The study of risk management across…


Cyber War Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts

Cyber War Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts $185.00 Jens David Ohlin, Kevin Govern, and Claire Finkelstein 9780198717492 Hardcover 19 May 2015 Cyber War Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts $49.95 Jens David Ohlin, Kevin Govern, and Claire Finkelstein 9780198717508 Paperback 19 May 2015  https://global.oup.com/academic/category/law/international-law/public-international-law/international-humanitarian-law/?cc=us&lang=en& Explores the controversial legal and…