In “The Massacre at Oradour-sur-Glane” (published in Foreign Policy online June 5, 2014), Justice Department lawyer and GW Law adjunct faculty member McKay Smith discusses a once classified account by U.S. Army Air Corps Lt. Raymond Murphy of the German execution of 642 civilian French men,...
Increasing numbers of autonomous weapons (robotic weapons, including drones) will be used on the battlefield over the next century. Just as humanists raised concerns when land mines, airplanes, submarines, and nuclear weapons were first introduced on the battlefield, their successors are voicing...
The U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals heard arguments in February in the case of United States v. Semeniuk-Hauser. The hearing, held in the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, was an official legal proceeding open to the public. 
“Big Data,” a big story in the media today, is rarely discussed in public by experts with inside knowledge. The GW National Security and U.S. Foreign Relations Law Program partnered with the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security in May to assemble a group of experts for a...
A show of hands, please: Who wants to cross-examine the former acting general counsel of the CIA about his 34 years at the agency, including his work on the “enhanced interrogation program” instituted after the 9/11 attacks? 
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