Since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, violence perpetrated by non-state terrorist organizations has become an increasingly serious threat to global peace and security. This symposium will consider how international humanitarian law can respond to this development and evolve from its existing focus on interstate armed conflicts. Three panels will address (1) current and future issues concerning the detention and trial of suspected terrorists; (2) targeting and other uses of force against terrorist organizations and militants; and (3) comparative trends on these issues in key national jurisdictions.
Co-sponsored Conference: Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law Symposium: Terrorism and Changes to the Laws of War
Duke Law teams with Duke Dining Services to select new cafe vendor
Representatives of Duke Law faculty, staff, and students will participate in the selection of a new vendor to operate the second-floor café.
Blocher argues for creation of interstate market for sovereign territory in the U.S.
Professor Joseph Blocher argues that the unique relationship between state sovereignty and state territory in the United States creates threads—mobile state borders and active markets for public land and sovereign functions—that can and should be woven together to create an interstate market for sovereign territory.University of Pennsylvania Law Review
- Zhang, scholar of comparative legal history, property law, and Chinese law, to join governing faculty
- Helfer says international condemnation of antigay laws can cause a counterreaction New York Times
- Hobby Lobby, Healthcare, and Religious Expression
- Huckerby talks about the challenges involved in combating human trafficking N.C. State Technician
- International Courts in Context Workshop