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Why The Boston Bombing Trial Should Not Have Been In Boston

 

 

By Theodore Chakos “More than one student of society has expressed the view that not the least significant test of the quality of a civilization is its treatment of those charged with crime, particularly with offenses which arouse the passions of a community.” –Justice Frankfurter Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may not deserve our sympathy and compassion, but […]

 

 

Civility In War: New Policy For Military Rules Of Engagement

 

 

by Ashley George – War has been a part of human history and our evolution for many millennia and through out this time the rules of war have often changed. But does war really have rules? It seems to be a free-for-all in many cases, but the United States has directives called Rules of Engagement […]

 

 

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Why The Boston Bombing Trial Should Not Have Been In Boston

 

 

By Theodore Chakos “More than one student of society has expressed the view that not the least significant test of the quality of a civilization is its treatment of those charged with crime, particularly with offenses which arouse the passions of a community.” –Justice Frankfurter Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may not deserve our sympathy and compassion, but […]

 

 

Civility In War: New Policy For Military Rules Of Engagement

 

 

by Ashley George – War has been a part of human history and our evolution for many millennia and through out this time the rules of war have often changed. But does war really have rules? It seems to be a free-for-all in many cases, but the United States has directives called Rules of Engagement […]

 

 

Children vs Soldiers

 

 

by Carolina de la Pedraja – Children in the United States are protected at all costs. Conversely, the Islamic State views children very differently. The “cubs of the caliphate” is the child army that the Islamic State has built. The Islamic State has no age limitations when it comes to recruiting, taking as young as […]

 

 

2015 Symposium Video Now Available Online

 

 

The University of Miami National Security and Armed Conflict Law would like to thank all speakers, moderators, faculty, members, and candidates that helped make its 2015-2016 Symposium: “The Rise of Leaderless Resistance: The Changing Nature of Domestic Terrorism in the United States” the success that it was. For those who were unable to attend, or wish […]

 

 

Two Ways and One Goal: To Prevent Future Paris-Style Attacks

 

 

by Kevin Peterford – Ten days ago the world was shaken by the horrific attacks that occurred in Paris. In the wake of the deadliest attacks on France since World War II, there have been numerous proposed means of combatting future terrorist attacks. In the United States there are two remedies suggested to curtail an attack […]

 

 

First Article of Volume VI Published

 

 

The University of Miami National Security and Armed Conflict Law Review is proud to announce that the first article of Volume VI, Right to Act: United States Legal Basis Under the Law of Armed Conflict to Pursue the Islamic State in Syria, authored by Samantha Arrington Sliney has been published. We encourage you to read her scholarly […]

 

 

NSAC Feature: Professor Tunku Alina Alias, PhD

 

 

By Tiffany-Ashley Disney – This author had the opportunity to meet with with Professor Tunku Alina Alias, who teaches Islamic Finance Law at the University of Miami School of Law.  The following is summary of this meeting. Tell me about your career: In 1992 my law partner and I co-founded a firm in Malaysia.  It’s a […]

 

 

NSAC 2015-2016 Symposium on November 20, 2015

 

 

2015-2016 Symposium: “The Rise of Leaderless Resistance: The Changing Nature of Domestic Terrorism in the United States” The University of Miami School of Law is hosting the National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review annual Symposium. The title of the presentation is: “The Rise of Leaderless Resistance: The Changing Nature of Domestic Terrorism in the United States“. WHEN: Friday, Nov. […]

 

 

The Ferguson Effect: Fiction, Fact, A Threat To National Security?

 

 

By Ashley George – Not many would disagree that when police officers are afraid to do their jobs for fear of getting video taped doing something wrong, there is a problem with the overall security and safety of our communities and the nation as a whole. On October 23, 2015, during his speech given at […]

 

 

NSAC Feature: Professor Bernard H. Oxman

 

 

By Carolina de la Pedraja – At the University of Miami School of Law, Professor Bernard H. Oxman is recognized for his array of knowledge on international law. Walking into Professor Oxman’s office, one is surrounded by bookshelves full of materials ranging from international law to first year torts. At the School of Law, Professor […]

 

 

 

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