In an effort to help untangle the dense and complex field of international law in cyberspace, we’ve assembled a curated list of over 150 publications covering cyber security in the context of international relations for the Oxford University Press, available here.
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Today, the Texas Law Review is hosting a symposium on the Tallinn Manual 2.0 at the University of Texas at Austin, featuring panels on "sovereignty in cyberspace, jurisdiction over cyber activities, international human rights law in cyberspace," and more. A livestream of the event is available here.
Despite the benefits of the Tallinn Manual, the manual presents two dangers that we should hope Tallinn 2.0 avoids.
European news and sensibilities dominate episode 112 and we pester our guest, Eric Jensen, about his work on the Tallinn 2.0 manual.
“State Opinio Juris and International Humanitarian Law Pluralism” by Michael N. Schmitt and Sean Watts
While states have become increasingly reticent about stating their views on international law, non-state individuals and organizations have strongly moved into the “declaratory” space, offering no end of “authoritative”-sounding declarations, reports, briefs to all sorts of international institutions, and scholarship. In a new paper, Schmitt and Watts offer an eloquent call for states, and particularly the United States, to speak up both with regards to their emerging state practice and formal opinio juris.