Does the domestic use of drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) by law enforcement threaten privacy? I’ll be discussing that topic at 1pm on Thursday September 13, 2012 at the University of San Diego, School of Law.
From the flier:
DID YOU KNOW…
- The Federal Aviation Administration has predicted that within 20 years, 30,000 commercial [...]
Are Targeted Killings and Drone Warfare Unlawful?
On Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 I will be presenting at Brigham Young University, School of Law. The event is entitled “Are Targeted Killings Unlawful?” and it will feature commentary by law of war expert and former JAG, Professor Eric Jensen.
From the host’s description:
The Federalist [...]
On Thursday September 6th at 12:15, I will be participating in a panel at Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. The panel is entitled “Overcriminalization” and will feature:
Professor Greg McNeal from Pepperdine University Professor Sarah Buel from ASU Professor Carrie Sperling from ASU John Todd from the Arizona Attorney General’s [...]
On Tuesday, Spetember 4th at 6pm I will be presenting Can Prosecutorial Ethics Help Solve the Overcriminalization Problem? Tulane University Law School. The presentation will take place in Room 257, and will feature commentary by criminal law expert Professor Janet C. Hoeffel. A flier for the event appears below.
On Tuesday, August 28th at 12 noon I will be presenting at The University of Denver, Sturm College of Law and on Wednesday, August 29th at 9am I will be making the same presentation at The University of Wyoming, College of Law.
The panel is entitled Drones on the Homefront: Privacy [...]
On Wednesday August 8th, 2012 I will be appearing at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America Conference. My panel, Getting in Front of the Issue: A Discussion on Unmanned Systems and Privacy will feature a discussion about the increasing use of unmanned aircraft by public safety officials, federal government agencies and commercial entities. We [...]
Over at Forbes I have a new piece about the Army’s new manual for preventing and mitigating harm to civilians in combat. Here is an excerpt:
Today, the United States Army published what I believe is the first military manual aimed solely at preventing and mitigating harm to civilians in combat. The manual, [...]
On Friday, April 6, 2012 I will be participating in a debate at The University of California, Davis School of Law. The topic is “America’s Reach: The Constitutionality of Targeted Killing.” The speech is sponsored by the ACLU and the Federalist Society. For more on this issue, see my article Kill-Lists and Accountability.
On Tuesday, April 3, 2012 I will be participating in a debate at The University of Houston Law Center. I’ve posted details from the flyer below.
Now available on SSRN is my newest piece, Are Targeted Killings Unlawful? A Case Study in Empirical Claims Without Empirical Evidence. In the piece I argue that critics of the U.S. policy of targeted killing by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) generally lack credible information to justify their critiques. In fact, in [...]
Greg McNeal is a professor and national security specialist focusing on the institutions and challenges associated with global security, with substantive expertise in national security law and policy, transnational crime, global policy studies, and international affairs.
He teaches at Pepperdine University's School of Law and School of Public Policy.
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