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…


Ethical Dilemmas in the Global Defense Industry

Home Schedule Required Readings Background Readings Participants CERL Home Ethical Dilemmas in the Global Defense Industry The defense industry operates at the intersection of the public and private sectors in a global arena and routinely interacts with foreign legal systems and diverse cultures.  Navigating these different contexts creates challenges for the defense industry,…




Obama Seeks an Expansive War Authorization to Combat ISIS

The Opinion Pages | Editorial By THE EDITORIAL BOARD FEB. 11, 2015 Photo A bomber leaving an American aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf to carry out attacks against Islamic State targets. Credit Tyler Hicks/The New York Times Continue reading the main story Nearly five months after launching a war against the…


2015 Military Legitimacy Award Competition Announcement

The Barnes-Wall Foundation of South Carolina is again soliciting nominations for the following award to a deserving student: The foundation will consider providing a Military Legitimacy Review Award ($500.00) to the best paper on a topic related to military legitimacy, as well as the additional category of a Military Scholarship…


NIMJ Writing Competition

The National Institute of Military Justice (NIMJ) is a non-profit NGO dedicated to the fair administration of military justice and the advancement of public understanding of military law. NIMJ seeks to bring together academic interest and practical experience in military justice. One of the ways in which NIMJ has sought…