FridayHLS in the World:

Endless War

Oct 27|11:00am - 12:30pm
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The experience of the past 16 years suggests that war, in one form or another, is here to stay. Looking at the global map, do we see a real prospect for a decline in the need or appetite for the employment of U.S. military powers abroad? If not, what are the ramifications of being in an “endless war”? And what role can lawyers play in guiding American decision-makers in this regard?

Gabriella Blum LL.M. ’01 S.J.D. ’03 Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Harvard Law School
Jack Goldsmith Henry L. Shattuck Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
John Bellinger III '86 Partner, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Jane Harman '69 Director, President, & C.E.O., Woodrow Wilson Center
Jameel Jaffer '99 Lecturer in Law; Executive Director, Knight First Amendment Institute, Columbia Law School