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Targeting Non-Al Qaeda Members in Yemen (?): The Role of Consent

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Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 4:30 PM

The other day both Bobby here and Ryan Goodman at Just Security here picked up on news reports that DOD may be willing to provide additional military cooperation (including logistics and direct fire capabilities) to the Yemeni government. Ryan then takes the opportunity to ask: what type of force is the U.S. government undertaking in Yemen already? . . .
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A Reply to Ryan Goodman on the Application of the ICCPR to NSA Surveillance

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Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 3:05 PM

In a post at Just Security on Thursday, my friend Ryan Goodman takes issue with my testimony before the Privacy and Civil Liberties Board, in which I said that even if the U.S. Government agreed that the ICCPR applies outside the territory of the United States, the ICCPR would still not apply to NSA surveillance . . .
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A Reply to Ryan Goodman

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 9:58 AM

Over at Just Security, the estimable Ryan Goodman of NYU Law School has responded to my post of Saturday taking on Glenn Greenwald over press eagerness to blow lawful classified programs. Goodman advances the remarkable claim that the legality of what he and Greenwald call “mass surveillance” is actually “an open legal question” under international law, and . . .
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NYU School of Law Event: “‘The Snowden Operation’: A Victory for Privacy Rights or for Russia?”

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Friday, March 14, 2014 at 11:04 AM

  NYU School of Law hosted a debate yesterday between Edward Lucas, Senior Editor of The Economist and author of The Snowden Operation: Inside the West’s Greatest Intelligence Disaster—which Ben reviewed last month—and Stephen Holmes, Professor at NYU Law. The event was moderated by Ryan Goodman, also of NYU Law. Here is the description of the panel . . .
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Judge Pauley’s Opinion in Clapper: Reset Button for Bulk Collection Debate?

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Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 8:00 AM

Friday’s ruling by S.D.N.Y. judge William H. Pauley in Clapper is a welcome corrective to the anti-metadata clamor triggered by Judge Leon’s Klayman opinion and the President’s Review Group Report.  While no district court opinion represents the last word, the opinion by Judge Pauley deflates the overblown arguments made by metadata critics on the program’s . . .
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Ryan Goodman and Sarah Knuckey: Questions About New Targeting Rules

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Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 8:43 AM

Ryan Goodman and Sarah Knuckey maintain that the new targeting framework announced by the President “raises some troubling questions and leaves important older questions completely unanswered.”  Their list is long, but here are the first two: Where do the rules apply? The new rules apply only to operations conducted outside “areas of active hostilities.” A lot . . .
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The Capture-or-Kill Debate #11: Goodman Responds to Ohlin

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 10:46 AM

The following guest post is the latest in a series comprising a debate as to whether LOAC requires an attempt to capture rather than a first-resort to lethal force in some circumstances.  The debate involves Professor Ryan Goodman, on one hand, and an array of posts from Professors Kevin Heller, Jens Ohlin, Geoff Corn, Laurie Blank, Chris . . .
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The Capture-or-Kill Debate #10: Goodman Responds to Heller

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 1:13 PM

The following guest post is the latest in a series comprising a debate as to whether LOAC requires an attempt to capture rather than a first-resort to lethal force in some circumstances.  The debate involves Professor Ryan Goodman, on one hand, and both Professor Kevin Heller and a group consisting of Professors Geoff Corn, Laurie . . .
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Ohlin on Capture-or-Kill

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Friday, March 8, 2013 at 6:17 PM

I have been curating a running debate about whether LOAC requires an attempt to capture rather than a first-resort to lethal force in some circumstances, sparked by a paper from Professor Ryan Goodman and including responses and more from Professors Geoff Corn, Laurie Blank, Chris Jenks, Eric Jensen, and Kevin Heller.  The relevant posts to this point . . .
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The Capture-or-Kill Debate #8: Kevin Heller Joins the Conversation

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Monday, March 4, 2013 at 10:01 PM

The following guest post is the latest in a series comprising a debate as to whether LOAC requires an attempt to capture rather than a first-resort to lethal force in some circumstances.  The debate up to this point involved Professor Ryan Goodman, on one hand, and Professors Geoff Corn, Laurie Blank, Chris Jenks, and Eric Jensen . . .
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The Capture-or-Kill Debate #7: Goodman Responds

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Monday, March 4, 2013 at 10:16 AM

The following guest post is the latest in a series comprising a debate as to whether LOAC requires an attempt to capture rather than a first-resort to lethal force in some circumstances.  The debate involves Professor Ryan Goodman, on one hand, and Professors Geoff Corn, Laurie Blank, Chris Jenks, and Eric Jensen writing collectively on . . .
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The Capture-vs-Kill Debate #6: Rejoinder to Goodman from Corn, Blank, Jenks, and Jensen

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Friday, March 1, 2013 at 3:36 PM

The following guest post is the latest in a series comprising a debate as to whether LOAC requires an attempt to capture rather than a first-resort to lethal force in some circumstances.  The debate involves Professor Ryan Goodman, on one hand, and Professors Geoff Corn, Laurie Blank, Chris Jenks, and Eric Jensen writing collectively on the . . .
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Goodman Responds to Corn, Blank, Jenks, and Jensen on Capture-Instead-of-Kill

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 2:13 PM

The following is a guest post from Ryan Goodman, continuing a conversation begun yesterday in this post from Geoff Corn, Laurie Blank, Chris Jenks, and Eric Jensen. What the Critics of the “Lesser Evil” Rule (Still) Get Wrong: A Rejoinder to Corn, Blank, Jenks, and Jensen by Ryan Goodman I recently wrote that the law . . .
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Readings: Jens Ohlin, ‘The Duty to Capture’

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 9:29 AM

Jack Goldsmith has flagged NYU professor Ryan Goodman’s European Journal of International Law article, “The Power to Kill or Capture Enemy Combatants,” as well as a Slate article by Goodman drawn from that academic journal piece, “The Lesser Evil: What the Obama administration isn’t telling you about drones: the standard rule is capture, not kill.”  Goodman’s . . .
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Corn, Blank, Jenks, and Jensen Respond to Goodman on Capture-Instead-of-Kill

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Monday, February 25, 2013 at 4:52 PM

The following is a guest-post from Geoff Corn, Laurie Blank, Christopher Jenks, and Eric Talbot Jensen, responding to Ryan Goodman’s recent Slate article (building on his new European Journal of International Law article, which Jack noted here) in which he contends for an interpretation of LOAC that would require attempts to capture rather than kill in some circumstances. . . .
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Ryan Goodman in Slate on Kill or Capture

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 8:54 AM

Ryan Goodman follows up his EJIL draft with a briefer and more pointed version of the argument in Slate.

Ryan Goodman on The Power to Kill or Capture Enemy Combatants

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Monday, February 11, 2013 at 7:59 AM

Ryan Goodman has a timely and important new article, forthcoming in EJIL, entitled The Power to Kill or Capture Enemy Combatants.  The Introduction to the piece (footnotes omitted) should draw many readers to the body of the argument: During wartime a critical legal question involves the scope of authority to choose whether to kill or . . .
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Margulies Responds to Jaffer

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Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 6:38 AM

Peter Margulies responds to Jameel Jaffer’s response: I appreciate Jameel’s response to my earlier post, as I appreciate the work that he and the ACLU have done in promoting transparency.  However, Jameel’s response largely reinforces my argument.  First, Jameel doesn’t deny the premise of my post: that the photos that the ACLU sought largely piggybacked on . . .
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