Drone Strikes: Legal but Lethal?
November 13, 2013 6:30 p.m.
Ernst and Young
5 Times Square
Host: Michael Solender
Co-Chairs: Roz Fink, Michael Solender, Peter Zimroth, Steve
Drones: Lethal but Legal? You are the President of the
States in the situation room with your advisors. You have the
know the law. Do you authorize the strike? We will
share with you
the facts about drones, including the biggest mis-impressions.
you about the applicable law -- the key factors that go into
dtermination fo whether a lethal strike is legal. Then it is
We will present a half dozen scenarios, ripped from the
potential drones strikes. Would they be legal? Would
they be moral?
Would they be wise policy? You will hear our analysis.
CLE Materials: Drone
"Will I Be
Next?", US Drones in Pakistan, Amnesty
AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS AND INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW: SIMPLIFYING
THE OFT BENIGHTED DEBATE, Michael N. Schmitt, Boston
University International Law Journal, 30 B.U. Int'l L.J. 595
Drones Work?, Daniel Byman, Foreign Affairs (July/August
Drones Fail?, Audrey Kurth Cronin, Foreign Affairs