Claire Finkelstein

University of Pennsylvania Law School


3501 Sansom Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States



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Scholarly Papers (4)


A Contractarian Argument Against the Death Penalty

New York University Law Review, Vol. 81, p. 1283, 2006, U. of Penn. Law School, Pub. Law Research Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2011
Claire Finkelstein
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Criminal Law, Jurisprudence, Death Penalty, Retribution, Deterrence, Social Contract


Should Bush Administration Lawyers Be Prosecuted for Authorizing Torture?

University of Pennsylvania Law Review (PENNumbra), Vol. 158, p. 195, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jun 2010
Claire Finkelstein and Michael W. Lewis
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Ohio Northern University - Pettit College of Law
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torture, Bush lawyers, Yoo, Bybee, torture memos, accountability, prosecution, coercion, interrogations, waterboarding


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 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


Introduction: Cyber and the Changing Face of War

in Cyber War: Law and Ethics for Virtual Conflicts (Jens David Ohlin, Kevin Govern and Claire Finkelstein eds., Oxford, 2015; pubd online Apr. 2015). , U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-20
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2015
Claire Finkelstein and Kevin H. Govern
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Ave Maria School of Law
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cyberweapons, cyberwarfare, national security, cyber attack, causation, proximate cause, regulatory regimes, laws of war