Daily Archives: April 10, 2012

CASE COMMENT: America’s Useless Torture Statute: How the USA PATRIOT Act and Special Maritime Jurisdiction Can Be Used to Circumvent the Federal Prohibition on Torture

[Translate] New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement Summer, 2011 37 N.E. J. on Crim. & Civ. Con. 349 CASE COMMENT: America’s Useless Torture Statute: How the USA PATRIOT Act and Special Maritime Jurisdiction Can Be Used to Circumvent … Continue reading

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2010-2011: Federal Civilian Criminal Prosecutions of Private Military Contractors: Inherent Legal Ethics Issues

[Translate] Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics Summer, 2011 24 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 695 CURRENT DEVELOPMENT 2010-2011: Federal Civilian Criminal Prosecutions of Private Military Contractors: Inherent Legal Ethics Issues NAME: DONNAMARIE MCKINNON * BIO: * J.D., Georgetown University Law Center … Continue reading

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BIVEN: BIG BOY RULES, OR HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE “SPECIAL FACTORS”

[Translate] The Seventh Circuit Review Fall, 2011 7 Seventh Circuit Rev. 1 BIVEN: BIG BOY RULES, OR HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE “SPECIAL FACTORS” NAME: JOHN AUCHTER * BIO: * J.D. candidate, May 2012, Chicago-Kent College of … Continue reading

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Blackbeard Meets Blackwater: An Analysis of International Conventions that Address Piracy and the Use of Private Security Companies to Protect the Shipping Industry

[Translate] American University International Law Review 2010 25 Am. U. Int’l L. Rev. 283 Symposium: Russia and the Rule of Law: New Opportunities in Domestic and International Affiars: Comment: Blackbeard Meets Blackwater: An Analysis of International Conventions that Address Piracy … Continue reading

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The New Wages of War – Devaluing Death and Injury: Conceptualizing Duty and Employment in Combat Zones

[Translate] Stanford Law & Policy Review 2011 22 Stan. L. & Pol’y Rev 217 SYMPOSIUM: DEFENSE POLICY: The New Wages of War – Devaluing Death and Injury: Conceptualizing Duty and Employment in Combat Zones NAME: Michael H. LeRoy* BIO: * … Continue reading

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RETHINKING THE REGULATION OF PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES UNDER INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW

[Translate] Fordham International Law Journal March, 2012 35 Fordham Int’l L.J. 698 ARTICLE: RETHINKING THE REGULATION OF PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES UNDER INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW NAME: Joseph C. Hansen * BIO: * Law Clerk for Senior Circuit Judge Ruggero … Continue reading

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