Jens David Ohlin

Cornell University - School of Law

Professor of Law

218 Myron Taylor Hall

Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

United States

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

The Torture Lawyers

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 193-256, 2010
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 10 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2010
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 568 (34,113)

Abstract:

Torture, Necessity, Complicity, Aiding and Abetting, Justifications, Excuses, Accomplice Liability, Attorney Advice

2.

The Co-Perpetrator Model of Joint Criminal Enterprise

Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals, Vol. 14, 2008
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2008
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 467 (42,180)

Abstract:

JCE, joint criminal enterprise, co-perpetration, co-perpetrator, perpetration, conspiracy, aiding and abbeting, control theory, culpability, ICTY, Stakic

3.

The Duty to Capture

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 97 (2013), pp. 1268-1342
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 19 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2013
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 338 (57,671)
Citation 2

Abstract:

targeted killings, duty to capture, military necessity, necessity, IHL, LOAC, Lieber Code, Francis Lieber

4.

On the Very Idea of Transitional Justice

Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 51-68, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Sep 2008
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 332 (62,003)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Transitional justice, international criminal law, international criminal justice, collective peace and security, ICC, genocide, reconciliation

5.

Towards a Unique Theory of International Criminal Sentencing

INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: TOWARDS A COHERENT BODY OF LAW, G. Sluiter & S. Vasiliev, eds., 2009
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2009
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 328 (67,117)
Citation 1

Abstract:

rehabilitation, retribution, retributive, retributivism, deterrence, punishment, genocide, ICTY, ICTR, ICC, sentencing guidelines

6.

Attempt, Conspiracy, and Incitement to Commit Genocide

THE UN GENOCIDE CONVENTION - A COMMENTARY, P. Gaeta, ed., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 318 (65,751)

Abstract:

genocide, attempt, conspiracy, incitement

7.

Targeting and the Concept of Intent

35 Michigan Journal of International Law 79-130 (2013), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-89
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 04 May 2016
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 310 (68,081)

Abstract:

IHL, targeting, intent, recklessness, dolus eventualis, knowledge, Doctrine of Double Effect

8.

Joint Intentions to Commit International Crimes

Chicago Journal of International Law , Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 693-753, 2011
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2011
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 309 (63,631)

Abstract:

JCE, joint criminal enterprise, joint intentions, co-perpetration, control, vicarious liability, Bratman

9.

Is Jus in Bello in Crisis?

Journal of International Criminal Justice (Forthcoming), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-07
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2013
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 308 (59,102)

Abstract:

Drones, Targeted Killings, IHL, Jus in Bello, International Humanitarian Law, targeting, armed conflicts, non-state actors, proportionality

10.

Nash Equilibrium and International Law

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 96, pp. 869-900, 2011, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-20
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2011
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 273 (76,661)

Abstract:

Nash Equilibrium, International Law, Gauthier, Constrained Maximizers, Rational Choice, Prisoner's Dilemma

11.

The Combatant's Privilege in Asymmetric & Covert Conflicts

40 Yale J. Int'l L. 337-93 (2015), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-33
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 31 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 29 May 2015
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 257 (60,827)

Abstract:

privilege of combatancy, combatant's privilege, non-international armed conflict, covert action, belligerency, treason, targeted killing

12.

Assessing the Control-Theory

Leiden Journal of International Law, Vol. 26, Issue 3, Forthcoming, VU University Amsterdam Legal Studies Paper Series
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Jun 2013
Jens David Ohlin, Elies van Sliedregt and Thomas Weigend
Cornell University - School of Law, Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, School of Law and University of Cologne
Downloads 253 (81,743)

Abstract:

ICC, Lubanga case, Katanga case, control-theory, joint perpetration, indirect co-perpetration, hierarchy of blameworthiness

13.

Targeting Co-Belligerents

TARGETED KILLINGS: LAW & MORALITY IN AN ASYMMETRICAL WORLD, Claire Finkelstein, Jens David Ohlin, Andrew Altman, eds., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2011
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 246 (87,873)

Abstract:

Targeted Killing, International Humanitarian Law, IHL, Membership, Functional Membership, Directly Participating In Hostilities, Continuous Combat Function, Terrorism, War on Terror, Non-International Armed Conflict

14.

Group Think: The Law of Conspiracy and Collective Reason

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 98, No. 1, pp. 147-206, 2007
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Sep 2008
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 232 (98,270)

Abstract:

Conspiracy, Pinkerton, vicarious liability, collective reason, collective action, deliberation, collective intention, foreseeable consequences, culpability

15.

Is the Concept of the Person Necessary for Human Rights?

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 105, p. 209, 2005
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Aug 2008
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 221 (99,132)

Abstract:

personhood, persons, personal identity, concept of the person, human rights, cluster concept, rational agent, human being

16.

Peace, Security, and Prosecutorial Discretion

THE EMERGING PRACTICE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT, C. Stahn & G. Sluiter, eds., 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Sep 2008
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 198 (101,725)

Abstract:

17.

A Meta-Theory of International Criminal Procedure: Vindicating the Rule of Law

UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs, Vol. 14, pp. 77-120, 2009
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 193 (112,811)
Citation 1

Abstract:

criminal procedure, international criminal procedure, international criminal law, Rule of Law, impunity, legality

18.

Proportional Sentences at the ICTY

THE LEGACY OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL TRIBUNAL FOR THE FORMER YUGOSLAVIA, Bert Swart, Göran Sluiter, Alexander Zahar, eds., Oxford University Press, 2011 ,
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2011
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 185 (100,844)

Abstract:

Sentencing, Proportionality, ICTY, War Crimes, Rule of Law

19.

Applying the Death Penalty to Crimes of Genocide

American Journal of International Law, Vol. 99, p. 747, 2005
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2014
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 185 (117,123)

Abstract:

genocide, death penalty, capital punishment, customary international law, human rights

20.

Second-Order Linking Principles: Combining Vertical and Horizontal Modes of Liability

25 Leiden Journal of International Law (2012), pp. 771-797
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2014
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 183 (121,081)

Abstract:

ICC, ICTY, JCE, Joint Criminal Enterprise, Co-Perpetration, Indirect Perpetration, Indirect Co-Perpetration, Roxin, Control Theory

21.

Recapturing the Concept of Necessity

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-90
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 173 (113,339)

Abstract:

Necessity, Law of Armed Conflict, International Humanitarian Law, LOAC, IHL, Francis Lieber, Lieber Code, capture, Geneva Conventions

22.

Co-Perpetration: German Dogmatik or German Invasion?

The Law and Practice of the International Criminal Court: A Critical Account of Challenges and Achievements, Carsten Stahn ed., Oxford University Press, 2015, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-07
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2015
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 163 (117,123)

Abstract:

Co-Perpetration, Control Theory, Organisationsherrschaft, Collective Responsibility, Indirect Perpetration, Indirect Co-Perpetration, Roxin

23.

Organizational Criminality

PLURALISM IN INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW, edited by Elies van Sliedregt (Oxford University Press, Forthcoming), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-60
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 161 (131,721)

Abstract:

Organizational Liability, Roxin, Control Theory, JCE, Joint Criminal Enterprise, Conspiracy, Indirect Perpetration, Co-Perpetration, Organisationsherrschaft

24.

Joint Criminal Confusion

New Criminal Law Review, Vol. 12, pp. 406-419, 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Dec 2011
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 150 (143,145)

Abstract:

Rome Statute, Article 25, Complicity, JCE, Joint Criminal Enterprise, Conspiracy

25.

Acting as a Sovereign Versus Acting as a Belligerent

THEORETICAL BOUNDARIES OF ARMED CONFLICT AND HUMAN RIGHTS, edited by Jens David Ohlin (Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-21
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2014
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 125 (148,646)

Abstract:

International Humanitarian Law, IHL, human rights, targeted killing, belligerency, sovereignty, detention, spatial control, personal control, ECHR, law of occupation

26.

The Doctrine of Legitimate Defense

91 International Law Studies 119-154 (2015), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-12
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 120 (151,142)

Abstract:

legitimate defense, self-defense, defense of others, humanitarian intervention, jus ad bellum, armed conflict

27.

Justice after War

Oxford Handbook of the Ethics of War, edited by Helen Frowe & Seth Lazar (Oxford University Press, Forthcoming) , Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-04
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2015
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 109 (173,757)

Abstract:

international criminal law, impunity, anti-impunity norm, jus post bellum, international criminal procedure, punishment, retributivism

28.

The Right to Exist and the Right to Resist

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 May 2014
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 100 (193,461)

Abstract:

self-determination, self-defense, genocide, natural rights, collective rights, nations, peoples

29.

Cyber-Causation

CYBERWAR: LAW & ETHICS FOR VIRTUAL CONFLICTS, Jens David Ohlin, Claire Finkelstein, and Kevin Govern, eds., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Aug 2014
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 91 (184,923)

Abstract:

cyberwar, causation, cyber-attacks, manifest criminality

30.

The One or the Many

Criminal Law & Philosophy, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-88
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Apr 2013
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 83 (223,343)

Abstract:

Collective responsibility, moral responsibility, collective action, organizational liability, Organisationsherrschaft, Principle of Charity, Donald Davidson, Doctrinal Paradox, Discursive Dilemma, Joint Intentions

31.

The Crime of Bootstrapping

THE CRIME OF AGGRESSION: A COMMENTARY, edited by Claus Kress & Stefan Barriga (Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-13
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 45 (263,585)

Abstract:

aggression, jus ad bellum, international humanitarian law, ICC, actio libera in causa, criminal law

32.

Searching for the Hinterman: In Praise of Subjective Theories of Imputation

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-11
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2014
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 45 (288,483)

Abstract:

Control Theory, Roxin, Perpetration, ICC, dolus eventualis, recklessness, Joint Intentions, Shared Intentions

33.

Remoteness and Reciprocal Risk

Research Handbook on Remote Warfare, edited by Jens David Ohlin (Edward Elgar Press, Forthcoming), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-24
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2016
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 0 (205,498)

Abstract:

targeted killings, drones, cyber, cyberwar, AWS, Autonomous Weapon Systems, chivalry, reciprocal risk, Law of Armed Conflict

34.

The Common Law of War

58 William & Mary Law Review 493-533 (2016), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-15
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2016
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 0 (199,999)

Abstract:

Common Law of War, Common Law, Lieber Code, Francis Lieber, Vattel, Natural Law, Quirin, Conspiracy, Non-State Actors

35.

The Changing Market for Criminal Law Casebooks

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 114, No. 6, 2016, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-13
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 11 May 2016
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 0 (192,188)

Abstract:

criminal law, casebooks, law school pedagogy, criminal law theory, strategy, rape

36.

The Combatant's Stance: Autonomous Weapons on the Battlefield

92 International Law Studies 1-30 (2016), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-12
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2016
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 0 (212,647)

Abstract:

AWS, Autonomous Weapons, Internatonal Humanitarian Law, indirect perpetration, command responsibility, recklessness, behavior interpretation, Organisationsherrschaft

37.

The Bounds of Necessity

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 6, Issue 2, pp. 289-308, 2008
Posted: 09 Jul 2008
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law

Abstract:

38.

Three Conceptual Problems with the Doctrine of Joint Criminal Enterprise

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 5, Issue 1, pp. 69-90, 2007
Posted: 18 Jun 2008
Jens David Ohlin
Cornell University - School of Law

Abstract:

39.

The Icc - Two Courts in One?

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 4, Issue 3, pp. 428-433, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
George P. Fletcher and Jens David Ohlin
Columbia Law School and Cornell University - School of Law

Abstract:

40.

Reclaiming Fundamental Principles of Criminal Law in the Darfur Case

Journal of International Criminal Justice, Vol. 3, Issue 3, pp. 539-561, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
George P. Fletcher and Jens David Ohlin
Columbia Law School and Cornell University - School of Law

Abstract: