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10 Feb 2013, 10:33 am by John Steele
Patrick O'Donnell has gathered links to aritcles and commentary, including: Kevin Jon Heller, at Opinio Juris. [read post]
7 Feb 2013, 9:26 am by Kenneth Anderson
 But Kevin Jon Heller is quite right in his observation at Opinio Juris that, if the US government actually means its invocation of a non-international armed conflict (a position Kevin does not share, but takes by assumption arguendo), the White Paper’s discussion of imminence and capture is not relevant or is at least confused, at least as a matter of international law. [read post]
6 Feb 2013, 10:45 am by Jonathan Hafetz
As to the former, it assumes there is a global non-international armed conflict (NIAC) against al Qaeda and associated forces--a point contested by many international law scholars (see Kevin Jon Heller's indispensable posts here and here--and, contrary to the white paper, one not actually endorsed (not yet anyway) by the Supreme Court. [read post]
6 Feb 2013, 8:18 am by Brad Wendel
., the discussion of the Tadic case establishing standards for the existence of a non-international armed conflict, discussed by Kevin Jon Heller and see a recent paper by my colleague Jens Ohlin on the equirement to capture the target of the strike if feasible); separation of powers; constitutional criminal procedure; and domestic criminal law (including the public authority justification for killing). [read post]
5 Feb 2013, 8:56 pm by Benjamin Wittes
This section of the paper has generated a lot of criticism from commentators like Kevin Jon Heller and Jameel Jaffer. [read post]
1 Feb 2013, 6:58 am by Patrick S. O'Donnell
” At Opinio Juris, Kevin Jon Heller correctly notes “nothing” in this “blistering report condemning Israel’s settlements” “is particularly novel,” for “it’s long been obvious that both the settlements and the transfer of Israeli civilians into the Occupied Palestinian Territories are illegal. [read post]
1 Feb 2013, 6:45 am by Patrick S. O'Donnell
” At Opinio Juris, Kevin Jon Heller correctly notes “nothing” in this “blistering report condemning Israel’s settlements” “is particularly novel,” for “it’s long been obvious that both the settlements and the transfer of Israeli civilians into the Occupied Palestinian Territories are illegal. [read post]
25 Jan 2013, 12:50 pm by Wells Bennett
  For one example, see this post by Kevin Jon Heller, over at Opinio Juris.) [read post]
7 Jan 2013, 1:28 am
Kevin Jon Heller (Univ. of Melbourne - Law) has posted The Role of the International Prosecutor (in The Oxford Handbook of International Adjudication, Cesare Romano, Karen Alter, & Yuval Shany eds, forthcoming). [read post]
31 Dec 2012, 6:28 pm by Benjamin Wittes
Kevin Jon Heller has responded to my earlier comments on his earlier post—which itself responded to my exchange with Glenn Greenwald. [read post]
31 Dec 2012, 2:00 pm by Benjamin Wittes
Benjamin Farley writes in with the following comments on my exchange with Kevin Jon Heller and Glenn Greenwald: I just read your post responding to Kevin Jon Heller’s response to your conversation with Greenwald regarding the comparison of children killed in drone strikes versus children killed at Newtown. [read post]
31 Oct 2012, 4:55 am by Benjamin Wittes
Over at Opinio Juris, Kevin Jon Heller notes a new draft article he has posted on SSRN regarding the legality of signature strikes under international law. [read post]
30 Oct 2012, 5:00 pm by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller The article, which is available in draft form on SSRN, is entitled “‘One Hell of a Killing Machine’: Signature Strikes and International Law.”  It is forthcoming in the Journal of International Criminal Justice as part of a mini-symposium on targeted killing edited by Cornell’s Jens Ohlin. [read post]
23 Oct 2012, 6:16 pm by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller Julian beat me to discussing Romney’s statement last night that, if elected, he would “make sure that Ahmadinejad is indicted under the Genocide Convention. [read post]
11 Sep 2012, 5:39 pm by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller Just another day in America’s own gulag: A special Obama administration task force review found in 2009 that Latif, who had been held at Gitmo since early 2002 and had waged a long legal battle for his freedom, could be released, a conclusion that could only be reached by a unanimous vote of all U.S. intelligence agencies. [read post]
10 Sep 2012, 7:25 pm by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller The Pentagon is obviously unhappy with the author’s claim that he and his fellow SEAL killed an unarmed and dying bin Laden. [read post]
10 Sep 2012, 6:13 am by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller Mark Kersten has the scoop at Justice in Conflict: So why, then, did Mauritania do it or, perhaps more accurately, how did Libya convince Mauritania to change its tune? [read post]
8 Sep 2012, 5:00 am by An Hertogen
Following the revelations in “No Easy Day“, Kevin Jon Heller felt compelled to revise his earlier position that Osama Bin Laden’s killing was legal, and, in a follow-up post, discussed what it means for a combatant to be hors de combat. [read post]
6 Sep 2012, 5:01 am by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller Just when you thought you’ve seen everything — you haven’t: According to a statement posted on the website of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, Judge El Hadji Malik Sow, a Senegalese jurist who served as alternate judge for Trial Chamber II, has agreed to testify in the wake of the defense appeal. [read post]
5 Sep 2012, 5:08 am by Kevin Jon Heller
by Kevin Jon Heller What I said last month, about Mauritania refusing to extradite al-Senussi to Libya? [read post]