I appeared on a panel sponsored by the International & National Security Law Practice Group of the Federalist society. The panel was entitled “National Security vs. International Law?” and was held on Friday, November 16, 2012, during the 2012 National Lawyers Convention.
International: National Security vs. International Law?
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
THE LAW OF CYBER WARFARE: CAN THE CURRENT LEGAL REGIME HACK IT?
Presented by the American University International Law Review and National Security Law Brief
November 8, 2012 10:30 am – 2:30 pm American University Washington College of Law
Although cross-border attacks on computers and information systems do not involve a physical invasion [...]
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 [...]
On Friday February 3 and Saturday February 4th the Santa Clara Law school will host a symposium on International Humanitarian Law. I will be serving as a moderator for Panel 3. The full schedule appears below, and more information about the symposium can be found here.
The 2012 Santa Clara Journal of International [...]
Collateral Damage in Combat Operations
A Teleforum Sponsored by the International & National Security Law Practice Group
Featuring Professor Gregory S. McNeal* Pepperdine University School of Law
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
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 many [...]
On Friday November 4, 2011 The Florida International Law Review will host their Fall 2011 Symposium. The topic is What the Future Holds: Balancing Law, Liberty and National Security. I will be participating in Panel III- Looking Back to Shape the Future: How Foreign Policy will Affect Law, Liberty and National Security.
Here is [...]
On Tuesday, October 25, 2011 I will be presenting my paper Collateral Damage and Accountability at Santa Clara University School of Law. The event will take place at noon and is open to the public. For more on this issue, see my article Kill-Lists and Accountability.
I’m reposting (with permission) a piece that was just published by Foreign Policy magazine entitled The Bin Laden Aftermath: Why Obama Chose SEALs, Not Drones.
Why did the United States choose to launch a raid against al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, rather than bombing it? It wasn’t because of [...]
The University of Pennsylvania Institute for Law & Philosophy along with the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics of Georgia State are sponsoring: Is Targeted Killing Permissible? Philosophical, Moral and Legal Aspects on Friday, April 15th and Saturday, April 16th, 2011. Here is the conference description:
The Obama administration has [...]
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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