Matthew C. Waxman

Columbia Law School

Professor of Law

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

http://www.law.columbia.edu/fac/Matthew_Waxman

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Cyber-Attacks and the Use of Force: Back to the Future of Article 2(4)

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 36, 2011
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2014
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
Downloads 4,130 (2,222)
Citation 13

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Cyber-Attacks, Force, United Nations, Self-Defense

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Law and Ethics for Autonomous Weapon Systems: Why a Ban Won't Work and How the Laws of War Can

Stanford University, The Hoover Institution (Jean Perkins Task Force on National Security and Law Essay Series), 2013, American University, WCL Research Paper 2013-11, Columbia Public Law Research Paper 13-351
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2014
Kenneth Anderson and Matthew C. Waxman
American University - Washington College of Law and Columbia Law School
Downloads 3,093 (3,637)
Citation 20

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Law of war, laws of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, IHL, Human Rights Watch, HRW, robot, autonomous weapon system, autonomous lethal weapon, automation, autonomy, machine learning, artificial intelligence, weapons review, Article 36, indiscriminate, proportionality, distinction

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Law and Ethics for Robot Soldiers

Policy Review, 2012, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 12-313, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2012-32
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
Kenneth Anderson and Matthew C. Waxman
American University - Washington College of Law and Columbia Law School
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robots, robotics, autonomous lethal weapons, automation, autonomy, unmanned aerial vehicles, UAVs), laws of war, proportionality, distinction, discrimination, weapons, treaties, arms control, OODA

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Self-Defensive Force Against Cyber Attacks: Legal, Strategic and Political Dimensions

International Law Studies, Vol. 89, 2013
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Mar 2013
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
Downloads 1,696 (9,987)

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cyber-attacks, self-defense, armed attack, force

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Police and National Security: American Local Law Enforcement and Counter-Terrorism after 9/11

Journal of National Security Law & Policy, Vol. 3, p. 377, 2009, Columbia University Public Law Research Paper No. 08-191
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2010
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
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Adapting the Law of Armed Conflict to Autonomous Weapon Systems

90 International Law Studies 386-411 (September 2014) (Stockton Center for the Study of International Law, US Naval War College), Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-416, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2014-50
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
Kenneth Anderson, Daniel Reisner and Matthew C. Waxman
American University - Washington College of Law, Independent and Columbia Law School
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Autonomous weapon systems, AWS, robotics, automation, weapons, law of armed conflict, Killer Robots, Human Rights Watch, CCW, Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, Article 36, legal weapons review, lethal autonomous weapon systems

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Debating Autonomous Weapon Systems, Their Ethics, and Their Regulation Under International Law

Roger Brownsword, Eloise Scotford, Karen Yeung, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation, and Technology (Oxford University Press, July 2017), Chapter 45, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-553, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2017-21
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2017
Kenneth Anderson and Matthew C. Waxman
American University - Washington College of Law and Columbia Law School
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autonomous weapon systems, AWS, robotic weapons, Killer Robot, law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, IHL, targeting, meaningful human control, technology, regulation, emerging technologies, robotics, artificial intelligence, AI

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National Security Federalism in the Age of Terror

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 64, 2012, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 11-271
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 May 2011 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2012
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
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terrorism, intelligence, law enforcement, national security, police, federalism, localism

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Administrative Detention of Terrorists: Why Detain, and Detain Whom?

Journal of National Security Law & Policy, Vol. 3, 2009, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 08-190
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2009
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
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The Power to Threaten War

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 123, 2014
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 05 May 2014
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
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war powers, threats, deterrence, declare war

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Secret Evidence and the Due Process of Terrorist Detentions

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 48, No. 003, 2009, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 09-218
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 24 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 06 May 2010
Daphne Barak-Erez and Matthew C. Waxman
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia Law School
Downloads 581 (47,729)

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The Use of Force Against States that 'Might' Have Weapons of Mass Destruction

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2009, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 09-216
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 24 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2009
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
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The Structure of Terrorism Threats and the Laws of War

Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, Vol. 20, 2010, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 10-240
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 May 2010 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2010
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
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Detention as Targeting: Standards of Certainty and Detention of Suspected Terrorists

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 108, p. 1365, 2008, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 08-188
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 Nov 2008
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
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United States Detention Operations in Afghanistan and the Law of Armed Conflict

Israel Yearbook on Human Rights, Vol. 39, 2009, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 09-202
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 May 2009
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
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The Power to Wage War Successfully

Columbia Law Review, Volume 117, Issue 1, 2017, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-529
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 12 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2017
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
Downloads 351 (88,042)

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Hughes, war, war powers, constitutional law

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Guantánamo, Habeas Corpus, and Standards of Proof: Viewing the Law Through Multiple Lenses

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 42, p. 245, 2009, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 09-217
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2010
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
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Promoting International Cybersecurity Cooperation: Lessons from the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI)

Temple International & Comparative Law Journal, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-568, Temple University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-03
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2018
Duncan B. Hollis and Matthew C. Waxman
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law and Columbia Law School
Downloads 221 (143,419)

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Cybersecurity, International Law, Proliferation Security Initiative

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The Caroline Affair in the Evolving International Law of Self-Defense

Matthew Waxman, The Caroline Affair in Evolving International Law of Self-Defense, (Aug. 28, 2018), The LawFare Book Review, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-600
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 31 Aug 2018
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
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Force, customary international law, self-defense, Caroline, jus ad bellum

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Self-Defense and the Limits of WMD Intelligence

FUTURE CHALLENGES IN NATIONAL SECURITY AND LAW, Peter Berkowitz, ed., Hoover Institution Press, 2010, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 10-241
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 May 2010
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
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Cyber Strategy & Policy: International Law Dimensions

Written Testimony Before the Senate Armed Services Committee, March 2, 2017
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Mar 2017
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
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Cyber-attacks, Cyber-warfare, Armed Attack, Force, Deterrence, Sovereignty, International Law

22.

Presidents and War Powers

Matthew Waxman, Presidents and War Powers (Nov. 14, 2018), Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-610
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 16 Nov 2018
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
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war powers, presidential power, civil-military relations, Michael Beschloss, declare war clause, commander in chief

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Regulating Resort to Force: Form and Substance of the UN Charter Regime

European Journal of International Law, Vol. 24, 2013
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2018
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
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self-defense, force, UN Charter

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What's So Great About the Declare War Clause?

Matthew C. Waxman, What’s So Great About the Declare War Clause?, (Jan. 29, 2018) , Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-576
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Jan 2018
Matthew C. Waxman
Columbia Law School
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James Madison, constitutional war powers, declare war clause