Thursday, August 18, 2011

New Volume: Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law

The latest volume of the Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law (Vol. 13, 2010) is out. Contents include:
  • Articles
    • Robert Chesney, Who May Be Killed? Anwar al-Awlaki as a Case Study in the International Legal Regulation of Lethal Force
    • Galit Raguan, Adjudicating Armed Conflict in Domestic Courts: The Experience of Israel's Supreme Court
    • Chris De Cock, Counter-Insurgency Operations in Afghanistan. What about the ‘Jus ad Bellum’ and the ‘Jus in Bello’: Is the Law Still Accurate?
    • Ian Henderson, Civilian Intelligence Agencies and the Use of Armed Drones
    • Christine Byron, International Humanitarian Law and Bombing Campaigns: Legitimate Military Objectives and Excessive Collateral Damage
    • Rob McLaughlin, The Law of Armed Conflict and International Human Rights Law: Some Paradigmatic Differences and Operational Implications
    • Alon Margalit & Sarah Hibbin, Unlawful Presence of Protected Persons in Occupied Territory? An Analysis of Israel's Permit Regime and Expulsions from the West Bank under the Law of Occupation
  • Current Developments
    • Louise Arimatsu & Mohbuba Choudhury, Year in Review
    • Michael N. Schmitt, Drone Attacks under the Jus ad Bellum And Jus in Bello: Clearing the ‘Fog of Law’
    • Ivana Vuco, Domestic, Legal or Other Proceedings Undertaken by Both the Government of Israel and the Palestinian Side
    • Robin Geiβ, Poison, Gas and Expanding Bullets: The Extension of the List of Prohibited Weapons at the Review Conference of the International Criminal Court in Kampala
    • Stephanie Carvin, The US Department of Defense Law of War Manual: An Update
  • Focus Topic: The Gaza Blockade
    • James Kraska, Rule Selection in the Case of Israel's Naval Blockade of Gaza: Law of Naval Warfare or Law of the Sea?
    • Andrew Sanger, The Contemporary Law of Blockade and the Gaza Freedom Flotilla