David J. 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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 2,149 (4,283)
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2.

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 853 (16,287)
Citation 1

Abstract:

genocide, Darfur, international criminal law, crimes against humanity

3.

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 598 (23,381)
Citation 3

Abstract:

international criminal law, tribunals, jurisdiction

4.

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 578 (29,404)

Abstract:

Schmitt, Carl, 1888-1985, humanitarian law, military law

5.

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 J. Luban
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 535 (37,260)

Abstract:

Israel, self-defense, international law, Hamas, Operation Cast Lead, proportionality, counterterrorism, nation state, terrorism, suicide bombing infrastructure, non-state actor

6.

Unthinking the Ticking Bomb

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1154202
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Jul 2008
David J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 387 (49,001)

Abstract:

torture, ethics, moral choice

7.

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 355 (59,091)

Abstract:

Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975, criminal law, international law

8.

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 336 (61,179)

Abstract:

Rule of Law, Practice of Law, Dignity

9.

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 J. Luban and Henry Shue
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Oxford
Downloads 319 (69,025)
Citation 1

Abstract:

criminal law, torture, international law

10.

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 317 (69,249)

Abstract:

Legal Ethics, Criminal Law, Prosecution

11.

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 294 (77,447)

Abstract:

military law, national security, legal ethics, legal profession

12.

Value Pluralism and Rational Choice

Georgetown Law School Research Paper No. 264335
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Mar 2001
David J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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13.

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 259 (71,464)

Abstract:

international human rights, human dignity, human rights pragmatism

14.

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 250 (82,685)
Citation 2

Abstract:

International law, military law, national security, criminal law, collateral damage

15.

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 216 (106,689)
Citation 1

Abstract:

separation of powers, commander-in-chief, military law

16.

War as Punishment

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-71
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 May 2011
David J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 212 (96,580)

Abstract:

International law, military law, criminal law, national security

17.

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 191 (118,750)

Abstract:

Legal Ethics, Lawyers, Practice of Law

18.

Torture and the Professions

Criminal Justice Ethics, No. 2, pp. 58-65, Summer/Fall 2007
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Jul 2008
David J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 190 (120,440)

Abstract:

national security, professional ethics, torture, terror

19.

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 159 (138,598)

Abstract:

military lawyers, legal profession, international humanitarian law, laws of war, laws of armed conflict, military necessity

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Arendt on the Crime of Crimes

Ratio Juris, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Apr 2015
David J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 156 (148,802)

Abstract:

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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21.

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 155 (143,095)

Abstract:

War, International Law, War and Emergency Powers

22.

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 154 (136,465)

Abstract:

Legal Ethics, Lawyers, Practice of Law

23.

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 108 (188,402)

Abstract:

Legal Ethics, Professional Responsibility, W. Bradley Wendel, Morality, Law and Philosophy, Legal Theory, Legal Profession

24.

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 105 (124,497)
Citation 3

Abstract:

laws of war, international human rights, human rights thinking, human conflict, sovereignty

25.

Unsatisfying Wars: Degrees of Risk and the Jus Ex Bello

Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Gabriella Blum and David J. Luban
Harvard Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 54 (241,869)

Abstract:

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

26.

Time-Mindedness and Jurisprudence

Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Apr 2015
David J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 27 (366,504)

Abstract:

analytic jurisprudence, unsociability, analytic philosophy, synechism, contemporary Anglophone jurisprudence

27.

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 J. Luban
Georgetown University Law Center
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Abstract:

selective conscientious objection, civilian control of the military, jus ad bellum, choice under uncertainty, manifest illegality

28.

The Publicity of Law and the Regulatory State

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

Abstract: