Gabriella Blum

Harvard Law School

Assistant Professor

1575 Massachusetts

Hauser 406

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

War-Algorithm Accountability

Number of pages: 244 Posted: 03 Sep 2016
Dustin A. Lewis, Gabriella Blum and Naz K. Modirzadeh
Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (HLS PILAC), Harvard Law School and HLS Program on International Law and Armed Conflict
Downloads 2,117 (10,510)
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armed conflict, algorithm, autonomous weapons, accountability, international law, war algorithm

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Law and Policy of Targeted Killing

Harvard National Security Journal, Vol. 1, No. 145, 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Jun 2010
Gabriella Blum and Phillip B. Heymann
Harvard Law School and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 1,744 (14,385)
Citation 1

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targeted killing, terrorism, national security, unlawful combatants, drones

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Medical Care in Armed Conflict: International Humanitarian Law and State Responses to Terrorism

Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (HLS PILAC), September 2015
Number of pages: 236 Posted: 08 Sep 2015
Dustin A. Lewis, Naz K. Modirzadeh and Gabriella Blum
Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (HLS PILAC), HLS Program on International Law and Armed Conflict and Harvard Law School
Downloads 1,436 (19,307)
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medical care, armed conflict, international humanitarian law, terrorism, United Nations Security Council

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The Laws of War and the 'Lesser Evil'

Harvard Law School Faculty Scholarship Series Working Paper No. 24, Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 14 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2009
Gabriella Blum
Harvard Law School
Downloads 631 (61,044)
Citation 2

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international law, laws of war, international humanitarian law, necessity, double effect, civilians, torture, Hiroshima, early warning procedure

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Quantum of Silence: Inaction and Jus ad Bellum

Number of pages: 198 Posted: 17 Jul 2019
Dustin A. Lewis, Naz K. Modirzadeh and Gabriella Blum
Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (HLS PILAC), HLS Program on International Law and Armed Conflict and Harvard Law School
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silence, acquiescence, use of force, jus ad bellum, self-defense, treaties, international law, Security Council

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Bilateralism, Multilateralism, and the Architecture of International Law

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 49, No. 2, p. 323, 2008
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Aug 2008
Gabriella Blum
Harvard Law School
Downloads 541 (74,147)
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international law, treaty, negotiation, bilateral, multilateral, universalism, unilateralism, compliance

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The Dispensable Lives of Soldiers

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2010, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-52
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2010
Gabriella Blum
Harvard Law School
Downloads 539 (74,497)
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laws of war, distinction, private military companies, miltiary necessity, asymmteric warfare

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Invisible Threats

Emerging Threats in National Security and Law, edited by Peter Berkowitz, 2012, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 12-29
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2012
Gabriella Blum
Harvard Law School
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The Individualization of War: From War to Policing in the Regulation of Armed Conflicts

Law and War, Sarat, Douglas, Umphrey eds., Stanford University Press, 2013
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2013
Gabriella Blum
Harvard Law School
Downloads 467 (88,676)

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war, international humanitarian law, laws of war, police, proportionality, jus in bello, jus ad bellum, reparations, sovereignty, collectivism, cosmpolitanism, individualism, transnational policing, terrorism, counterterrorism, humanization

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The Crime and Punishment of States

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 38, 2013, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2012
Gabriella Blum
Harvard Law School
Downloads 437 (95,773)

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international law, criminal law, punishment, prevention, war, humanitarian intervention, collective sanctions, state responsibility, peace and security, security council

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Indefinite War: Unsettled International Law on the End of Armed Conflict

Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict, Legal Briefing, February 2017, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 17-16
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 27 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 25 May 2017
Dustin A. Lewis, Gabriella Blum and Naz K. Modirzadeh
Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (HLS PILAC), Harvard Law School and HLS Program on International Law and Armed Conflict
Downloads 386 (110,557)

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War, Armed Conflict, International Law, International Humanitarian Law, War on Terror

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The Unable or Unwilling Doctrine: A View From Private Law

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 63, No. 1, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 21-47
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 09 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2022
Gabriella Blum and John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 352 (122,511)

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ARSIWA, attribution, Article 2(4), due diligence, nuisance abatement, private law, private necessity, public necessity, reparation, restitution, self-defence, self-defense, state responsibility, territorial sovereignty, terrorism, trespass, UUD, U.N. Charter, unable, unwilling, Vincent v. Lake Erie

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Prizeless Wars, Invisible Victories: The Modern Goals of Armed Conflict

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 49, 2017
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Aug 2017
Gabriella Blum
Harvard Law School
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jus ad bellum, just war theory, United Nations Charter, victory, necessity, proportionality, IRaq, Afghanistan, war on terrorism

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On a Differential Law of War

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 52, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2011
Gabriella Blum
Harvard Law School
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Earthquakes and Wars: The Logic of International Reparations

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 12-30
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2013
Gabriella Blum and Natalie Lockwood
Harvard Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 199 (216,315)
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jus post bellum, reparations, natural disasters, transitional justice, war, justice

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The Fog of Victory

European Journal of International Law, 2013, Vol. 24, No. 1, 391-421
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2014
Gabriella Blum
Harvard Law School
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Just War, jus ad bellum, jus in bello, necessity, proportionality, distinction, victory

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Defenses

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 18-12
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2018
Oren Bar-Gill and Gabriella Blum
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Downloads 162 (258,087)

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International law, Game theory, Defenses

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War for the Wrong Reasons: Lessons from Law

11 Journal of Moral Philosophy 454 (2014)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Aug 2014
Gabriella Blum and John C. P. Goldberg
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
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The Paradox of Power: The Changing Norms of the Modern Battlefield

Houston Law Review, Vol. 56, 2019, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 19-35
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 May 2019 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2019
Gabriella Blum
Harvard Law School
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jus ad bellum, jus in bello, international humanitarian law, distinction, proportionality, technology, weapons, victory

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The Role of the Client: The President's Role in Government Lawyering

Boston College International and Comparative Law Review, Vol. 32, pp. 275-287, 2009, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-34
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2009
Gabriella Blum
Harvard Law School
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professional responsibility, ethics, OLC, government lawyering, war on terrorism

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Unsatisfying Wars: Degrees of Risk and the Jus Ex Bello

Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Gabriella Blum and David Luban
Harvard Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 105 (357,263)

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War on Terrorism, September 11, terrorist, military risks, just war theory, law of war