Tuesday, March 20, 2012

New Issue: Israel Law Review

The latest issue of the Israel Law Review (Vol. 45, no. 1, March 2012) is out. The second through seventh articles in this issue were presented at Fifth Annual Minerva Center for Human Rights–ICRC Conference on International Humanitarian Law, the topic of which was the principle of proportionality in the laws of war (both jus ad bellum and jus in bello). Contents include:
  • Frédéric Mégret, Is There Ever a ‘Right to One's Own Law’? An Exploration of Possible Rights Foundations for Legal Pluralism
  • Jann K Kleffner, Section IX of the ICRC Interpretive Guidance on Direct Participation in Hostilities: The End of Jus in Bello Proportionality as We Know It?
  • Reuven (Ruvi) Ziegler & Shai Otzari, Do Soldiers' Lives Matter? A View from Proportionality
  • Robin Geiss, The Principle of Proportionality: ‘Force Protection’ as a Military Advantage
  • Christian J Tams & James G Devaney, Applying Necessity and Proportionality to Anti-Terrorist Self-Defence
  • Raphaël van Steenberghe, Proportionality under Jus ad Bellum and Jus in Bello: Clarifying their Relationship
  • Aaron Fellmeth, The Proportionality Principle in Operation: Methodological Limitations of Empirical Research and the Need for Transparency
  • Cedric Ryngaert, Apportioning Responsibility between the UN and Member States in UN Peace-Support Operations: An Inquiry into the Application of the ‘Effective Control’ Standard after Behrami