Jack M. Beard

University of Nebraska College of Law

Associate Professor of Law

1875 N. 42nd Street

258 McCollum Hall

Lincoln, NE 68583-0902

United States

http://law.unl.edu/jack-m-beard/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

8

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2,067

SSRN CITATIONS

5

CROSSREF CITATIONS

4

Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

The Principle of Proportionality in an Era of High Technology

Forthcoming, Oxford University Press, Lieber Institute for Law and Land Warfare Book Series - Complex Battlespaces: The Law of Armed Conflict and the Dynamics of Modern Warfare, edited by Christopher M. Ford and Winston S. Williams, (2018)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Feb 2018
Jack M. Beard
University of Nebraska College of Law
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international humanitarian law, law of war, armed conflict, international law, national security, unmanned aerial vehicles, drones, autonomous weapons, artificial intelligence, cyber, cyberspace, cyber operations, outer space, space law

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Soft Law's Failure on the Horizon: The International Code of Conduct for Outer Space Activities

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Vol. 38, No. 2, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 May 2016
Jack M. Beard
University of Nebraska College of Law
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International Law, Soft Law, Space Law, Arms Control, Outer Space, International Agreements, Satellites, International Security, Space Debris, Weapons, Code of Conduct

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Autonomous Weapons and Human Responsibilities

45 Georgetown Journal of International Law 617 (2014)
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 11 Jun 2014
Jack M. Beard
University of Nebraska College of Law
Downloads 394 (143,577)
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autonmous weapons, robots, killer robots, artificial intelligence, international humanitarian law, law of armed conflict, international criminal law, international law, military technology

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America's New War on Terror: The Case for Self-Defense under International Law

Harvard Law & Policy Review, Vol. 25, 2002
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Aug 2013
Jack M. Beard
University of Nebraska College of Law
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Self-Defense, U.N. Charter, Use of Force, Armed Attack, Terrorism, Jus ad Bellum, International Law, Al Qaeda, 9/11 attacks

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Legal Phantoms in Cyberspace: The Problematic Status of Information as a Weapon and a Target Under International Humanitarian Law

47 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 67 (2014)
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 24 Mar 2014
Jack M. Beard
University of Nebraska College of Law
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Cyber; international law; law of armed conflict; international humanitarian law; cyberattack; use of force; armed attack, jus in bello; jus ad bellum; cyber warfare; information warfare

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Law and War in the Virtual Era

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 103, 2009
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Aug 2013
Jack M. Beard
University of Nebraska College of Law
Downloads 129 (414,641)
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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, drones, UAVs, jus in bello, Law of Armed Conflict

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The Shortcomings of Indeterminacy in Arms Control Regimes: The Case of The Biological Weapons Convention

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 101, 2007
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Aug 2013
Jack M. Beard
University of Nebraska College of Law
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Soft law, international law, treaties, arms control, biological weapons, security dilemmas

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The Geneva Boomerang: The Military Commissions Act of 2006 and U.S. Counterterror Operations

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 101 (2007)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Aug 2013
Jack M. Beard
University of Nebraska College of Law
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Military commissions, Law of Armed Conflict, Terrorism, Geneva Conventions, International Law