Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Legal Basis for Bin Laden Strike

What Was the Legal Basis for the Bin Laden Strike? asks The BLT: Blog of Legal Times (May 2, 2011).
Lawyers who specialize in national security said today that the United States had several possible legal justifications for carrying out Sunday’s strike. But the operation in Abbottabad, Pakistan, raises other issues, too.

For more discussion, see recent posts on Opinio Juris (a blog about international law written by several law professors) and Beth Van Schaack, Assassination Under International & Domestic Law, IntLawGrrls, May 2, 2011 (IntLawGrrls is a blog about international law written by a couple of dozen feminist law professors).

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