Chris Jenks

Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law

Assistant Professor of Law

P.O. Box 750116

Dallas, TX 75275

United States

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Scholarly Papers (41)

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Law from Above: Unmanned Aerial Systems, Use of Force, and the Law of Armed Conflict

North Dakota Law Review, Vol. 85, p. 649, 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Unmanned Aerial System, UAS, Drone, Pakistan, law of armed conflict, FATA, self-defense, jus ad bellum, jus en bello

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Indefinite Detention Under the Laws of War

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 22, p. 41, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2015
Chris Jenks and Eric Talbot Jensen
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Brigham Young University School of Law
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Idefinite, Detention, Law of War, Terrorism, Guantanamo

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All Human Rights are Equal, But Some are More Equal than Others: The Extraordinary Rendition of a Terror Suspect in Italy, the NATO SOFA, and Human Rights

Harvard National Security Journal, Vol. 1, p. 171, 2010
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2015
Eric Talbot Jensen and Chris Jenks
Brigham Young University School of Law and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Italy, CIA, Rendition, NATO, SOFA, Human Rights, Torture, Terrorism

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Human Rights and Military Decisions: Counterinsurgency and Trends in the Law of International Armed Conflict

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Vol. 30, p. 1367, 2008-09, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-13
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Jul 2009
U.S. Department of Justice - National Security Division, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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International Law, Comparative Law, Human Rights, Military Law, International Law of Armed Conflict, International Humanitarian Law, Criminal Law, Jurisdiction, Criminal Procedure, Criminology

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Belligerent Targeting and the Invalidity of a Least Harmful Means Rule

89 International Law Studies 536 (2013), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-248
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 28 May 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2015
South Texas College of Law, Emory University School of Law, Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Brigham Young University School of Law
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law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, IHL, law of war, belligerents, targeting, distinction, proportionality, humanity, military necessity, jus in bello, combatants, capture

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Notice Otherwise Given: Will in Absentia Trials at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Violate Human Rights?

Fordham International Law Journal, Vol. 33, No.1, p. 57, 2009
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2010
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Human Rights, In absentia, Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Counterterrorism, Terrorism, United Nations, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure

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Square Peg in a Round Hole: Government Contractor Battlefield Tort Liability and the Political Question Doctrine

Berkley Journal of International Law (BJIL), Vol. 28, p. 178, 2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2010
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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political question doctrine, contractor, iraq, afghanistan, litigation, tort, Constitution, separation of powers

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Siren Song: The Implications of the Goldstone Report on International Criminal Law

Berkeley Journal of International Law (BJIL), Vol. 7, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Mar 2011
Chris Jenks and Geoffrey S. Corn
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and South Texas College of Law
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Goldstone Report, Israel, Gaza, ICC, Targeting, Human Rights, IHL, LOAC

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Two Sides of the Combatant COIN: Untangling Direct Participation in Hostilites from Belligerent Status in Non-International Armed Conflicts

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 May 2010 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2011
Geoffrey S. Corn and Chris Jenks
South Texas College of Law and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Humanitarian Law, Law of Armed Conflict, Law of War, Direct Participation in Hostilities, ICRC

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A Sense of Duty: The Illusory Criminal Jurisdiction of the U.S./Iraq Status of Forces Agreement

San Diego International Law Journal, Vol. 11, p. 411, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Jul 2010
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Iraq, Status of Forces Agreement, SOFA, Criminal Jurisdiction

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UN Report on the Central African Republic: Is the Glass Reflecting the International Community's Efforts Half-Empty or Half-Full?

Jurist -Forum Commentary, February 14, 2015, Online, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 165
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 19 Feb 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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United Nations, Central African Republic, Investigation, Report, Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing

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Strange Bedfellows: How Expanding the Public Safety Exception to Miranda Benefits Counterterrorism Suspects

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2017
Geoffrey S. Corn and Chris Jenks
South Texas College of Law and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Miranda, Public Safety Exception, Terrorist Interrogation, Military Detention, NDAA Detention, Terrorist Prosecution

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Law as Shield, Law as Sword: The ICC's Lubanga Decision, Child Soldiers and the Perverse Mutualism of Direct Participation in Hostilities

3 Nat'l Sec. & Armed Conflict L. Rev. 106, Fall 2013, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 152
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Jan 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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ICC, child soldiers, rome statute, geneva conventions, direct participation in hostilities, DPH, Lubanga, DRC, Congo, Geneva Conventions, law of armed conflict, LOAC, international humanitarian law, IHL

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A Military Justice Solution in Search of a Problem: A Response to Vladeck

The Georgetown Law Journal Online, Vol. 104-29, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 170
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 May 2015 Last Revised: 08 May 2015
Geoffrey S. Corn and Chris Jenks
South Texas College of Law and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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military justice, court-martial, military courts, article III, Uniform code of military justice, UCMJ, international law, law of armed conflict, commission, military, tribunal, law of war, occupation

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Civil Liberties and the Indefinite Detention of U.S. Citizens

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Forthcoming, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 155
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Jan 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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1021, National Defense Authorization Act, NDAA, indefinite detention, Quarles, public safety, authorization for use of military force, AUMF, law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, LOAC, IHL

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State Labs of Federalism and Law Enforcement 'Drone' Use

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 72, 2015, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 178
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Drone, technology, unmanned aerial system, UAS, state, federalism, 4th Amendment, Constitution, Ciraolo, Riley, Dow Chemical, Kyllo, Jones, autonomous

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Monitoring, Reporting, and Fact-Finding: Does the Human Rights Council Report on Human Rights in North Korea Provide a Template for the Sri Lankan Investigation?

PHAP Thematic Notes, 2014, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 154
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Jan 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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monitoring, fact finding, reporting, human rights, North Korea, Sri Lanka, investigation, United Nations, UN, human rights council, HRC, inquiry, rapporteur

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A Kellog-Briand Pact for the 21st Century

Small Wars Journal, 2014, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 155
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Jan 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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killer robots, lethal autonomous weapons, LAWs, Kellog-Briand, robot, ban, Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, CCW, Phalanx, Boomerang

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Sentencing Complexities in National Security Cases

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 27, No. 3, 2015, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 168
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Mar 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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national security, sentencing, classified, department of defense, DOD, evidence, CIPA, classified information procedures act, military commissions, military rule of evidence 505, MRE 505

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Agency of Risk: The Competing Balance between Protecting Military Forces and the Civilian Population During Counterinsurgency Operations in Afghanistan

Counterinsurgency Law: New Directions in Asymmetric Warfare, William Banks ed., 2013, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 151
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Jan 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Counterinsurgency, Afghanistan, International Security Assistance Force, ISAF, civilian, military, risk, tactical directive, Operation Enduring Freedom, Taliban, United Nations, UN, UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, UNAMA, counterinsurgency manual, casualty, casualties, killed, wounded, McCrysta

21.

War and Detention

The American Legion, September 2015, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 177
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Sep 2015
Chris Jenks and Geoffrey S. Corn
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and South Texas College of Law
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Detention, armed conflict, non-international armed conflict, NIAC, prisoner of war, POW, international armed conflict, IAC, al-qaida, taliban, detention, detainee, treatment, status, review

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Prosecutor v. Perišić, Case No. IT-04-81-A, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 107, p. 622, 2013, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 164
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 Feb 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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perisic, ICTY, bosnia-herzegovina, croatia, war crimes, yugoslavia, aiding and abetting, liability, VJ, VRS, SVK, specific direction, actus reus, substantial effect, tadic, war crimes, effective control, command responsibility

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Not Child's Play: Revisiting the Law of Child Soldiers

JURIST - Forum, April 13, 2010, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 159
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Feb 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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child soldiers, omar, khadr, United States, Afghanistan, armed conflict, geneva convention, additional protocol, IAC, NIAC, convention on the rights of the child, european court, european convention, human rights, Rome statute, international criminal court, statute for the special court for sierra l

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Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law -- Volume 16, 2013: Correspondents' Reports United States of America

Asser Institute Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, Volume 16, 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Jun 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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United States, international humanitarian law, state practice, law of armed conflict, military justice, court-martial, habeas, commission, law of war, war crime

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Correspondents' Reports: A Guide to State Practice in the Field of International Humanitarian Law

Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, Vol. 13, 2010, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 161
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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United States, international humanitarian law, state practice, law of armed conflict, military justice, court-martial

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Introductory Note to Prosecutor v. Perišić, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)

International Legal Materials, Vol. 52, p. 1065, 2013 , SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 163
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Feb 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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command responsibility, specific direction, perisic, ICTY, bosnia-herzegovina, croatia, war crimes, yugoslavia, aiding and abetting, liability, VJ, VRS, SVK, specific direction, actus reus, substantial effect, tadic, war crimes

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The Janus Moon Rising - Why 2014 Heralds United States' Detention Policy on a Collision Course...With Itself

Humanitarian Law & Policy: PHAP Speakers on Upcoming Issues and Developments, 2014, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 153
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Detention, law of armed conflict, loac, taliban, international armed conflict, non-international armed conflict, IAC, NIAC, al-qaeda, afghanistan, Guantanamo, Obama, Geneva Convention

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Introductory Note to European Court of Human Rights (Grand Chamber): Varnava and Others v. Turkey

International Legal Materials, Vol. 49, p. 358, 2010, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 158
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Feb 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Varnava, Turkey, European Court of Human Rights, ECtHR, disappearances, United Nation, United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, armed conflict

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The Law and Policy Implications of 'Baited Ambushes' Utilizing Enemy Dead and Wounded

Army Law, 91, June 2010, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 150
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 10 Jan 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Baited ambush, Geneva Conventions, wounded, dead, grave breach, Iraq, Afghanistan

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Introductory Note to the European Court of Human Rights (GC): Şahin v. Turkey

International Legal Materials, Vol. 51, p. 268, 2012, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 162
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Feb 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Sahin, Turkey, European Court of Human Rights, ECtHR, armed conflict, military, military court

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Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law - Volume 15, 2012: Correspondents' Reports

Asser Institute Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, Vol 15, 2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Jun 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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United States, international humanitarian law, state practice, law of armed conflict, military justice, court-martial

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Introductory Note to the United States Supreme Court: Graham v. Florida & the Federal Court of Australia: Habib v. Australia

International Legal Materials, Vol. 49, p. 1029, 2010, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 160
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Feb 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Graham, Habib, United States, Supreme Court, Australia, international law, foreign law

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The Gathering Swarm: The Path to Increasingly Autonomous Weapons Systems

57 Jurimetrics J. 341–359 (2017), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 363,
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Aug 2017
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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lethal autonomous weapons, LAWS, swarm, robot, convention on certain conventional weapons, CCW, killer robots, group of governmental experts, GGE

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Reimagining the Wheel: Detention and Release of Non-State Actors under the Geneva Conventions

in Detention of Non-State Actors Engaged in Hostilities: The Future Law, Leiden, Brill, 2016, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 358
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Jun 2017
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Detention, Armed Conflict, Prisoner of War, Geneva Conventions, Civilian, Additional Protocol

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A Rose by Any Other Name: How the United States Charges Its Service Members for Violating the Laws of War

in MILITARY JUSTICE IN THE MODERN AGE, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2016, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 357
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Jun 2017
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Military Justice, US, Bales, Afghanistan, Manual for Courts-Martial, Rome Statute, Guantanamo, Military Commissions, Al Qaeda, Taliban, Enemy, War Crime

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The Distraction of Full Autonomy & the Need to Refocus the CCW LAWS Discussion on Critical Functions

SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 314
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2016
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Lethal autonomous weapons, LAWS, United Nations, UN, Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, CCW, killer robots, autonomy

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Sexual Assault as a Law of War Violation & U.S. Service-Members’ Duty to Report

69 Stanford Law Review Online 1 (2016), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 274
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 May 2016 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2016
Chris Jenks and Jay Morse
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Center for Civilians in Conflict
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sexual assault, rape, Afghanistan, service-members, reporting, obligation, requirement, Afghan security forces, ASF, armed conflict, department of defense, DoD, directive, nexus, child, boy

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False Rubicons, Moral Panic & Conceptual Cul-De-Sacs: Critiquing & Reframing the Call to Ban Lethal Autonomous Weapons

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. XLIV, No. 1, 2016, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 243
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 24 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2016
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Killers robots, LAWS, The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, Lethal Autonomous Weapons, robot, United Nations, Special Rapporteur, moral panic, uncanny valley, CCW, convention on certain conventional weapons

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United Nations Peace Operations: Creating Space for Peace

U.S. MILITARY OPERATIONS: LAW, POLICY AND PRACTICE, Oxford University Press, December 2015, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 198
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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peacekeeping, peace enforcement, United Nations, UN, Chapter VI, accountability, sexual assault, drone, Democratic Republic of the Congo, DRC, MONUSCO, Department of Peacekeeping Operations, DPKO

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Self-Interest or Self-Inflicted? How the United States Charges Its Service Members for Violating the Laws of War

Military Self-Interest in Accountability for Core International Crimes, 2015, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 195
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2016
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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United States, accountability, Uniform Code of Military Justice, UCMJ, al Qaeda, Taliban, Rome Statute, ICC, International Criminal Court, Bales, murder, Calley

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Moral Touchstone, Not General Deterrence: The Role of International Criminal Justice in Fostering Compliance with International Humanitarian Law

International Review of the Red Cross, doi:10.1017/S1816383115000363, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 184
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Oct 2015
Chris Jenks
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Deterrence, international humanitarian law, moral injury, international criminal court, ICC, IHL, Tadic, Perisic