Papers are to be presented by a mixture of practitioners and academics on topics as varied as the military as law enforcers, combating piracy, and cyber-crime, and will also include regional case-studies on ensuring civil stability in the face of terrorism and transnational crime. This highly focused conference will bring together practitioners, academics, commentators and policy advisers from the Pacific and around the world to discuss not only the occurrence of transnational crime and terrorism and the threat each place to regional and international stability but also the unique pressures such activities place upon the deployment of largely combat trained forces.
Sunday, August 7, 2011
Conference: Military Law in a New Dimension: Armed Forces Deployed against Transnational Crime and Terrorism
From August 26-28, 2011, Melbourne Law School will host a conference on "Military Law in a New Dimension: Armed Forces Deployed against Transnational Crime and Terrorism." The conference is organized by the Armed Forces Law Association of New Zealand in conjunction with the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law at the University of Melbourne, the Lieber Society of the American Society of International Law, the Center for Australian and New Zealand Studies at Georgetown University, and the University of Canterbury. The program is here. Here's the idea: