Laurie R. Blank

Emory University School of Law

Clinical Professor of Law; Director, International Humanitarian Law Clinic

1301 Clifton Road

Atlanta, GA 30322

United States

http://www.law.emory.edu/faculty/faculty-profiles/laurie-blank.html

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1.

After 'Top Gun': How Drone Strikes Impact the Law of War

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Vol. 33, 2012, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-177
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 25 May 2014
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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drones, UAVs, distinction, proportionality, law of armed conflict, geneva conventions, international humanitarian law, targeted killing, jus in bello, drone strikes

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Defining the Battlefield in Contemporary Conflict and Counterterrorism: Understanding the Parameters of the Zone of Combat

Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2010, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 10-139
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2012
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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Battlefield, Zone of Combat, Law of Armed Conflict, Al Qaeda, Counterterrorism, International Humanitarian Law, Terrorists, Armed Conflict

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The Application of IHL in the Goldstone Report: A Critical Commentary

Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, Vol. 12, 2009, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 10-96
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 06 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2012
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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Goldstone Report, Gaza, international humanitarian law, law of armed conflict, Israel, proportionality, distinction, precautions, jus in bello, jus ad bellum, law of war, Palestinian, military necessity, asymmetrical warfare, hostage, Operation Cast Lead

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Targeted Strikes: The Consequences of Blurring the Armed Conflict and Self-Defense Justifications

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 38, 2012, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-182, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-217
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2015
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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targeted killing, self-defense, law of armed conflict, IHL, Geneva Conventions, drones, al Qaeda, counterterrorism

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Losing the Forest for the Trees: Syria, Law and the Pragmatics of Conflict Recognition

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 46, p. 693-746, 2013
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2013
Laurie R. Blank and Geoffrey S. Corn
Emory University School of Law and South Texas College of Law
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Syria, law of war, law of armed conflict, internal conflict, civilians, common article 3, non-international armed conflict

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Finding Facts But Missing the Law: The Goldstone Report, Gaza and Lawfare

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 43, March 2011, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 10-127
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2012
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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Goldstone Report, lawfare, Gaza, Iaw of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, perfidy, precautions, Israel, asymmetrical warfare

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International Law and Cyber Threats from Non-State Actors

89 International Law Studies 406 (2013), Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 12-234
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2015
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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cyber, law of war, law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, non-state actor, self-defense, United Nations Charter, non-international armed conflict

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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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Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Operationalizing the Law of Armed Conflict in New Warfare

Harvard National Security Journal, Vol. 1, 2010 , Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 09-79, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-51
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2013
Laurie R. Blank and Amos N. Guiora
Emory University School of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, Geneva Conventions, innocent civilians, legitimate target, direct participation in hostilities, commanders, asymmetric warfare, distinction, proportionality, Afghanistan

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The Extent of Self-Defense Against Terrorist Groups: For How Long and How Far?

47 Israel Yearbook on Human Rights 265-316 (2017), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-438
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2021
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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self-defense, terrorism, counterterrorism, international law, jus ad bellum, necessity, proportionality, al Qaeda, ISIS, armed attack

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Characterizing United States Operations in Pakistan: Is the U.S. Engaged in an Armed Conflict?

Fordham International Law Journal, Vol. 34, p. 151, 2010, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 10-126
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2012
Laurie R. Blank and Benjamin R. Farley
Emory University School of Law and Independent
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Pakistan, armed conflict, international humanitarian law, Taliban, law of armed conflict, drones, common Article 3

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The Laws of War: Regulating the Use of Force

National Security Law in the News: A Guide for Journalists, Scholars, and Policymaker (ABA 2012), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-232
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2013
Geoffrey S. Corn and Laurie R. Blank
South Texas College of Law and Emory University School of Law
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law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, jus ad bellum, jus in bello, Geneva Conventions, United Nations charter, self-defense, distinction, proportionality

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Operational Law Experts Roundtable on the Gotovina Judgment: Military Operations, Battlefield Reality and the Judgment’s Impact on Effective Implementation and Enforcement of International Humanitarian Law

Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 12-186
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2012
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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targeting, law of armed conflict, ICTY, Gotovina, law of war, IHL, proportionality, distinction, civilians, precautions, military operations,

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Due Process and Counterterrorism

National Security Law: Fifty Years of Transformation, An Anthology; ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security (Jill Rhodes, ed. 2012)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Mar 2015
Amos N. Guiora and Laurie R. Blank
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and Emory University School of Law
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due process, counterterrorism, terrorism, detention, use of force, interrogations, trials, law of armed conflict, human rights, rule of law

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The Use of Force against Pirates

PROSECUTING MARITIME PIRACY: DOMESTIC SOLUTIONS TO INTERNATIONAL CRIME, Cambridge University Press (2015)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2015
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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piracy, UNCLOS, use of force, law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, multinational operations, task force, counter-piracy

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Cyberwar/Cyber Attack: The Role of Rhetoric in the Application of Law to Activities in Cyberspace

Cyberwar: Law & Ethics for Virtual Conflicts, Oxford University Press, 2014, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-286
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2014
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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cyber, cyber attack, cyberwar, cyber warfare, law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, jus ad bellum, self-defense, armed attack

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Rules of Engagement: Law, Strategy and Leadership

ASPECTS OF LEADERSHIP: ETHICS, LAW AND SPIRITUALITY, Marine Corps University, 2012, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-168
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2021
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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rules of engagement, ROE, law of armed conflict, leadership, counterinsurgency, COIN, international law, Afghanistan, Marine Corps, law of war

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Chapter 7: Media Warfare, Propaganda and the Law of War

Soft War: The Ethics of Unarmed Conflict, 2016, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-418
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 May 2016
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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The Consequences of a 'War' Paradigm for Counterterrorism: What Impact on Basic Rights and Values?

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 46, 2011-2012, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-166, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-113
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2012
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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war, rhetoric, counterterrorism, law of armed conflict, al Qaeda, civil rights, detention, international law

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A New Twist on an Old Story: Lawfare and the Mixing of Proportionalities

43:3 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 707-738 (2011), Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-149
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2021
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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Proportionality, Armed Conflict, International Humanitarian Law, Goldstone Report, Jus In Bello, Jus Ad Bellum, Law of Armed Conflict, Afghanistan, Lawfare

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The Laws of War in Shakespeare: International Vs. Internal Armed Conflict

New York University Journal of International Law and Politics (JILP), Vol. 30, No. pp. 251-290, Fall 1997/Winter 1998
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Nov 2009
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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Shakespeare, international humanitarian law, international armed conflict, non-international armed conflict, internal conflict, chivalry, laws of war, Gentili, Suarez, Geneva Conventions, common Article 3, Grotius, Henry V, King John, Richard III, armed conflict

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Military Operations and Media Coverage: The Interplay of Law and Legitimacy

Routledge Handbook on Military Ethics, Forthcoming, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-326
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2015
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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law of armed conflict, media, legitimacy, international humanitarian law, drones, UAVs, transparency, Geneva Conventions, proportionality, distinction, law of war, armed conflict

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United Nations Sanctions: Creating a More Effective Tool for the Enforcement of International Law

Austrian Journal of Public and International Law, Vol. 48, pp. 161-195, 1995
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Nov 2009
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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Iraq, Serbia, sanctions, blockade, United Nations, Chapter VII, Kuwait, Haiti, Angola, Rhodesia, League of Nations, collective security, multilateral, Yugoslavia, Libya, South Africa, international law, Rwanda

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Targeted Killing

Ashgate Research Companion to Military Ethics (2015 Forthcoming), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-287
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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targeted killing, drones, UAVs, international humanitarian law, law of war, law of armed conflict, self-defense, counterterrorism, distinction, proportionality, precautions

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Extending Positive Identification from Persons to Places: Terrorism, Armed Conflict and the Identification of Military Objectives

2013 Utah Law Review 1227 (2013), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-247
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2014
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, law of war, distinction, proportionality, military objectives, non-state actors, non-international armed conflict, organized armed groups, non-state armed groups, precautions, targeting, Additional Protocol I

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Taking Distinction to the Next Level: Accountability for Fighters’ Failure to Distinguish Themselves from Civilians

46:3 Valparaiso University Law Review 765-802 (2012), Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-169
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2021
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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distinction, law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, human shields, perfidy, international criminal law, Geneva Conventions, Additional Protocol I

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Understanding When and How Domestic Courts Apply IHL

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 44, 2011, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-200
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2012
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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IHL, law of armed conflict, armed conflict, domestic courts, international law

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Roundtable Discussion Transcript: The Legal and Ethical Limits of Technological Warfare Symposium, February 1, 2013, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law

Utah Law Review, Vol. 2013, P. 1321, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-12, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-285
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2016
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Defense Intelligence Agency, United States Army Brigadier General (Ret.); former Deputy Commander for the 96th Regional Readiness Command, South Texas College of Law, The Heritage Foundation, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, Emory University School of Law, University of Michigan Law School, United States Naval Academy, New York University School of Law and McGill University - Faculty of Law
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Drone, Technological Warfare, Targeted Killing, Ethics, Terrorism, Yemen, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Counter-Terrorism, Intelligence, Law, Limits, Due Process, Rights, Citizens, American, Missile, Strike, War, AUMF, Battle, Conflict, Court, Judicial, Oversight, President, Congress

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Irreconcilable Differences: The Thresholds for Armed Attack and International Armed Conflict

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 96, 2020, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-8
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 May 2020 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2020
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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international armed conflict, law of armed conflict, jus ad bellum, self-defense, United Nations Charter, armed attack, international humanitarian law, law of war

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The Limits of Inviolability: The Parameters for Protection of United Nations Facilities during Armed Conflict

92 Int'l L. Stud _ (2016), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-422
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 10 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2017
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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Law of Armed Conflict, Inviolability, United Nations, International Humanitarian Law, Lex Specialis, UNRWA, Geneva Conventions, Military Objectives, Proportionality, Precautions

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A Square Peg in a Round Hole: Stretching Law of War Detention Too Far

64 Rutgers Law Review 1169-1193 (2011), Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 11-147
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2021
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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detention, law of war, law of armed conflict, indefinite detention, Geneva Conventions, prisoners of war, detainee, Guantanamo

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Identifying the Start of Conflict: Conflict Recognition, Operational Realities and Accountability in the Post-9/11 World

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 36, 2014, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-325
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 13 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2015
Laurie R. Blank and Benjamin R. Farley
Emory University School of Law and Independent
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law of armed conflict, al Qaeda, military commissions, international humanitarian law, Common Article 3, Geneva Conventions, non-international armed conflict, law of war, international armed conflict

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Complex Legal Frameworks and Complex Operational Challenges: Navigating the Applicable Law Across the Continuum of Military Operations

Emory International Law Review, Vol. 26, 2012, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-219
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2012
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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international humanitarian law, law of armed conflict, stability operations, conflict, targeting, prisoners of war, detention, military operations

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Direct Participation: Law School Clinics and International Humanitarian Law

International Review of the Red Cross, Vol. 95, No. 892 (2014), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-288, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-28
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2015
Laurie R. Blank and David Kaye
Emory University School of Law and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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international humanitarian law, clinic, promotion, clinical education, law of armed conflict, law of war

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Rules of Engagement and Legal Frameworks for Multinational Counter-Piracy Operations

46 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 397-409 (2014), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-289
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2021
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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piracy, counter piracy, rules of engagement, ROE, law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, multinational operations, piracy task force, law of war, Geneva Conventions, UNCLOS

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Debates and Dichotomies: Exploring the Presumptions Underlying Contentions About the Geography of Armed Conflict

16 Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law (2013), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-258
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2014
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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law of war, law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, battlefield, armed conflict, geography, targeted killing, targeted strikes, jus in bello, jus ad bellum, rules of engagement

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Learning to Live with (a Little) Uncertainty: The Operational Aspects and Consequences of the Geography of Conflict Debate

161 University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online 347 (2013), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-239
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2013
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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law of armed conflict, IHL, international humanitarian law, armed conflict, battlefield, zone of combat, drone strikes, international law

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Book Review: What is War? An Investigation in the Wake of 9/11 and International Law and the Classification of Conflicts

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 107, No. 4, pp. 952-959 (2013), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-275
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2014
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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LOAC and the Protection and Use of Digital Property in Armed Conflict

THE RIGHTS TO PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION IN ARMED CONFLICT (2022 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Feb 2022
Laurie R. Blank and Eric Talbot Jensen
Emory University School of Law and Brigham Young University School of Law
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law of armed conflict, data, cyber, seizure, Hague Convention, armed conflict, digital property, pillage, war booty

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Assessing LOAC Compliance and Discourse As New Technologies Emerge: From Effects-Driven Analysis to 'What Effects?'

Forthcoming, The Impact of Emerging Technologies on the Law of Armed Conflict , Emory Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Apr 2018
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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law of armed conflict, technology, cyber, nanotechnology, robots, autonomous weapons, international humanitarian law, geneva conventions, targeting, proportionality, distinction, precautions

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In Response to Professor Oren Gross' The New Way of War: Is There a Duty to Use Drones?

67 Florida Law Review Forum 38 (2015), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-364
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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drones, UAVs, unmanned aerial vehicles, law of armed conflict, proportionality, precautions, international humanitarian law, armed conflict, Geneva Conventions

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New Technologies and the Interplay between Certainty and Reasonableness

Complex Battlespaces: The Law of Armed Conflict and the Dynamics of Modern Warfare (Christopher M. Ford & Winston Williams eds., Oxford University Press 2018 Forthcoming), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Nov 2017
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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law of armed conflict, new technologies, drones, cyber, autonomous weapons, international humanitarian law, certainty, reasonableness, distinction, proportionality, precautions

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Examining the Role of Law of War Training in International Criminal Accountability

2017:4 Utah Law Review 747-769 (2017), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-441
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 May 2017 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2021
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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The Use of Force to Prevent Recurrence of Conflict: Where are the Limits of Self-Defense?

86 Brooklyn Law Review 1-41 (2020), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-7
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2021
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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Use of Force, Jus Ad Bellum, Armed Conflict, Necessity, Armed Attack, Proportionality, United Nations Charter, Self-Defense

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Investigations into Military Operations: What Impact on Transitional Justice?

47:1 Israel Law Review 85-104 (2014), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-266
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2021
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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investigations, law of armed conflict, IHL, international humanitarian law, transitional justice, truth commissions, commissions of inquiry, Goldstone Report

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Muddying the Waters: The Need for Precision-Guided Terminology in the DOD Law of War Manual

The United States Department of Defense Law of War Manual Commentary and Critique (Michael Newton, ed. 2018, Forthcoming), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Mar 2018
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, distinction, civilian, combatant, member of organized armed group, proportionality, precautions, DoD Law of War Manual, armed conflict, detention, targeting

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Analyzing the Legality and Effectiveness of U.S. Targeted Killing

COUNTERTERRORISM AND DEMOCRATIC DILEMMAS — EFFECTIVE AND INEFFECTIVE MEASURES (Falk & Ganor eds., 2022 Forthcoming), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Dec 2021
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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law of armed conflict, targeted killing, drones, international humanitarian law, distinction, legitimacy, counterterrorism

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When Conflict Recurs: Classification of Conflict When Hostilities Break Out Anew

Fighting War as Crime and Crime as War: Alternative Legal Frameworks for Asymmetric Conflict , Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-5
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2021
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, classification of conflict, international armed conflict, non-international armed conflict, intensity, organization

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International Law and Security in Outer Space: Now and Tomorrow

American Journal of International Law Unbound vol.113 (2019), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 May 2019
Matthew T. King and Laurie R. Blank
Government of the United States of America - Air Force and Emory University School of Law
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Presidential Foreign Policy: An Opportunity for International Law Education

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2012, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-243
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2013
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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law of armed conflict, foreign policy, president, drone strikes, self-defense, jus ad bellum, international humanitarian law

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The Application of the Third Geneva Convention in Fluid Conflicts

Prisoners of War in Contemporary Conflict (Michael N. Schmitt ed., 2022 Forthcoming), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Nov 2021
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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Geneva Conventions, law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, armed conflict, prisoners of war, detention

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The Law and Ethics of Arming Rebel Proxies

The Routledge Handbook of Proxy Wars (2023 Forthcoming), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 May 2022
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law
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proxy, law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, jus ad bellum, arms control, rebel groups, use of force, state responsibility, intervention

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The Proportionality Principle in War

"The Proportionality Principle in War," in The Use of Force: Military Power and International Politics, (8th edition 2015), Chapter 6, Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-417
Posted: 13 May 2016
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law

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What's in a Word: War, Law and Counterterrorism

Routledge Handbook of Law and Counterterrorism (Lennon & Walker, eds 2015), Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-345
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2015
Laurie R. Blank
Emory University School of Law

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counterterrorism, law of armed conflict, law of war, Geneva Conventions, detention, targeting, targeted killing, armed conflict

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Law of War Training: Resources for Military and Civilian Leaders

United States Institute of Peace, 2008
Posted: 17 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
Laurie R. Blank and Gregory Noone
Emory University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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international humanitarian law, law of armed conflict, law of war, training, military, Geneva Conventions, military training, law of war training

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international financial institutions, international humanitarian law, conditionality, atrocities, war crimes, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, development