Kenneth Anderson is a professor at Washington College of Law at American University in Washington, DC. He writes in international law, the laws of war, human rights , international NGOs and the idea of a ‘just war.’
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(Update: Since posting this, CSPAN has put up a link to DOS Legal Adviser Harold Koh’s ASIL-sponsored, informal public conversation with his predecessor, John Bellinger, on the question of the Obama administration’s approach to international law. My congratulations to everyone involved for...
In case anyone is looking for me, I'm blogging these days over Volokh Conspiracy and Opinio Juris. I might occasionally stick up something here, but not very often.
Harvard Law School is hosting in a couple of weeks what is certain to be a very interesting small conference on the Alien Tort Statute. I was lucky enough to be one of the invitees, addressing the issue of corporate liability under the ATS. I address the issue of corporate liability under the ATS,...
I see that I'm quoted by Mark Mazetti and Scott Shane in their New York Times article today, CIA Had Plan to Assassinate Qaeda Leaders (July 13, 2009). I'm trying hard to maintain radio silence and not blog to let my shoulder heal up, but let me say something very brief about this. Also, I only...
I have a new essay just published yesterday in the European Journal of International Law, titled (if link doesn't work and you still want the piece, email me and I'll send it that way):The Rise of International Criminal Law: Intended and Unintended Consequences.(EJIL, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 331-358,...
Here’s hoping liberty prevails in Teheran. (I've changed the color in minor gesture of solidarity.) I understand that from the White House's point of view, it's all ... complicated. Indeed it is. But how hard is it to say, the United States stands for, and stands with, liberty?
The Chicago Journal of International Law has a new symposium issue coming out on the “multipolar” world and its implications for international law and institutions. I’m pleased to say I have an article in the issue, titled “United Nations Collective Security and the United States Security...
I fixed a turkey breast done in the slow cooker, very tender and juicy, and a bunch of vegetables grilled. The almond creme cake from the expensive baker was a disaster, though, with the crust ladened with enough salt to make us all gag. Anyway, Jean-Marie took this with her macbook built in...
The point has been repeatedly and correctly made many times that the Obama administration’s political - ‘extralegal’? - pressures to force secured and senior creditors to take lesser positions than that to which they are otherwise legally entitled for the benefit of politically-favored labor...