The Proportionality Principle in War

"The Proportionality Principle in War," in The Use of Force: Military Power and International Politics, (8th edition 2015), Chapter 6

Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-417

Posted: 13 May 2016

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

This essay explains the meaning and application of the principle of proportionality in the law of armed conflict and contrasts it with the principle of proportionality in the jus ad bellum.

Suggested Citation

Blank, Laurie R., The Proportionality Principle in War (2015). "The Proportionality Principle in War," in The Use of Force: Military Power and International Politics, (8th edition 2015), Chapter 6; Emory Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-417. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2778809

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