David Luban

Georgetown University Law Center

600 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

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1.

Preventive War

Philosophy & Public Affairs, Vol. 32, No. 3, 2004
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Nov 2003
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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Calling Genocide by its Rightful Name: Lemkin's Word, Darfur, and the Un Report

Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 7, No. 1, Summer 2006, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 903009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 May 2006
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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genocide, Darfur, international criminal law, crimes against humanity

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Fairness to Rightness: Jurisdiction, Legality, and the Legitimacy of International Criminal Law

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1154117
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Jul 2008
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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international criminal law, tribunals, jurisdiction

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Carl Schmitt and the Critique of Lawfare

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-33
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Mar 2011
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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Schmitt, Carl, 1888-1985, humanitarian law, military law

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Philosophical Legal Ethics: An Affectionate History

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 30, 2017, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-12
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2017
David Luban and W. Bradley Wendel
Georgetown University Law Center and Cornell University - School of Law
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Legal ethics, professional ethics, role morality, moral agency, liberalism, pluralism

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Was the Gaza Campaign Legal?

ABA National Security Law Report, Vol. 31, pp. 1-6, February 2009, U of Utah Legal Studies Paper No. 057-09-01
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2010
Amos N. Guiora and David Luban
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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Israel, self-defense, international law, Hamas, Operation Cast Lead, proportionality, counterterrorism, nation state, terrorism, suicide bombing infrastructure, non-state actor

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Unthinking the Ticking Bomb

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1154202
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Jul 2008
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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torture, ethics, moral choice

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Hannah Arendt as a Theorist of International Criminal Law

International Criminal Law Review, 2011, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-30
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Mar 2011
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975, criminal law, international law

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The Rule of Law and Human Dignity: Reexamining Fuller’s Canons

The Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-29
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 May 2010
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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Rule of Law, Practice of Law, Dignity

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Human Rights Pragmatism and Human Dignity

in PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS, (Massimo Renzo, Rowan Cruft, & Matthew Liao, eds., Oxford University Press Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2015
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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international human rights, human dignity, human rights pragmatism

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Mental Torture: A Critique of Erasures in U.S. Law

Georgetown Law Journal, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-31
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Mar 2011
David Luban and Henry Shue
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Oxford
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criminal law, torture, international law

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The Conscience of a Prosecutor

Valparaiso University Law Review, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-27
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 May 2010 Last Revised: 26 May 2010
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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Legal Ethics, Criminal Law, Prosecution

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Risk Taking and Force Protection

READING WALZER, Itzhak Benbaji, Naomi Sussman, eds., Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-72
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 May 2011
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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International law, military law, national security, criminal law, collateral damage

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Lawfare and Legal Ethics in Guantánamo

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 60, pp. 1981-2026, 2008, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1092451
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2010
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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military law, national security, legal ethics, legal profession

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Value Pluralism and Rational Choice

Georgetown Law School Research Paper No. 264335
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Mar 2001
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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War as Punishment

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-71
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 May 2011
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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International law, military law, criminal law, national security

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Human Rights Thinking and the Laws of War

Theoretical Boundaries of Armed Conflicts and Human Rights, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Apr 2015
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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laws of war, international human rights, human rights thinking, human conflict, sovereignty

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On the Commander-in-Chief Power

Southern California Law Review, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1026302
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 01 Nov 2007
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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separation of powers, commander-in-chief, military law

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Review of Daniel Markovits, 'A Modern Legal Ethics: Adversary Advocacy in a Democratic Age'

Ethics, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-28
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 May 2010
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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Legal Ethics, Lawyers, Practice of Law

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Torture and the Professions

Criminal Justice Ethics, No. 2, pp. 58-65, Summer/Fall 2007
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Jul 2008
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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national security, professional ethics, torture, terror

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Arendt on the Crime of Crimes

Ratio Juris, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Apr 2015
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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genocide, Jerusalem court, Eichmann trial, Jews, Holocaust, crimes against humanity

Arendt on the Crime of Crimes

Ratio Juris, Vol. 28, Issue 3, pp. 307-325, 2015
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Aug 2015
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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How Must a Lawyer Be? A Response to Woolley and Wendel

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-26
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 May 2010
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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Legal Ethics, Lawyers, Practice of Law

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Military Lawyers and the Two Cultures Problem

Leiden Journal of International Law, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-057
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 May 2012 Last Revised: 09 May 2012
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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military lawyers, legal profession, international humanitarian law, laws of war, laws of armed conflict, military necessity

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Opting Out of the Law of War: Comments on 'Withdrawing from International Custom'

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 120, p. 151, 2010, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-12
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2011
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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War, International Law, War and Emergency Powers

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Misplaced Fidelity

Texas Law Review, Vol. 90, 2012, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-058
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 May 2012
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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Legal Ethics, Professional Responsibility, W. Bradley Wendel, Morality, Law and Philosophy, Legal Theory, Legal Profession

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

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Knowing When Not to Fight

David Luban, Knowing When Not to Fight, OXFORD HANDBOOK OF THE ETHICS OF WAR (Helen Frowe & Seth Lazar, ed.) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Jan 2016
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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selective conscientious objection, civilian control of the military, jus ad bellum, choice under uncertainty, manifest illegality

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Self-Representation, Access to Justice, and the Quality of Counsel: A Comment on Rabeea Assy's Injustice in Person: The Right of Self-Representation

Georgetown University Law Center, Scholarship @ Georgetown Law, 2017, Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, Volume 17, Issue 1, 1 June 2018, Pages 46–63
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2018
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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Prefaces and Postscripts: Walzer's Just and Unjust Wars at Age 40

(2017). Georgetown Law Faculty Lectures and Appearances. 16
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2018
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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Time-Mindedness and Jurisprudence

Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Apr 2015
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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analytic jurisprudence, unsociability, analytic philosophy, synechism, contemporary Anglophone jurisprudence

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Group Rights, Group Intentions, and the Value of Groups

Journal of Genocide Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Mar 2018
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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Humanitarianism as a Weapons System

Temple International & Comparative Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Jul 2018
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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R2H and the Prospects For Peace: An Essay on Sovereign Responsibilities

Forthcoming in Archiv für Rechts-Und Sozialphilosophie, Special Edition
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Nov 2018
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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international law, human rights, legal theory, legal philosophy, national security

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The Publicity of Law and the Regulatory State

Journal of Political Philosophy, Vol. 10, p. 296, 2002
Posted: 08 Jan 2003
David Luban
Georgetown University Law Center

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