2015 | Law in the Age of "Forever War"

Event Title

Human Rights in the Age of Forever War

Location

Duke Law School, Room 3041

Start Date

27-2-2015 10:00 AM

End Date

27-2-2015 12:00 AM

Description

The 2015 LENS Conference, Law in the Age of 'Forever War', focuses on the legal issues that accompany warfare in a time when technology, relationships between nations, and the abilities of non-state actors to affect the international stage, are all changing rapidly. Speakers address some of the difficult issues that have come to define modern law as it relates to warfare: targeting, surveillance, home-grown terrorism, intelligence gathering in the digital age, ensuring human rights and civil liberties.

Moderator: Professor Suzanne Katzenstein, Research Scholar & Project Director, The Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University

Elisa Massimino, President and Chief Executive Officer of Human Rights First

Andrew Carswell, Senior Delegate to the Armed Forces, U.S. and
Canadian Armed Forces for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Professor Jayne Huckerby, Director, Duke International Human Rights Clinic,Duke Law School

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Feb 27th, 10:00 AM Feb 27th, 12:00 AM

Human Rights in the Age of Forever War

Duke Law School, Room 3041

The 2015 LENS Conference, Law in the Age of 'Forever War', focuses on the legal issues that accompany warfare in a time when technology, relationships between nations, and the abilities of non-state actors to affect the international stage, are all changing rapidly. Speakers address some of the difficult issues that have come to define modern law as it relates to warfare: targeting, surveillance, home-grown terrorism, intelligence gathering in the digital age, ensuring human rights and civil liberties.

Moderator: Professor Suzanne Katzenstein, Research Scholar & Project Director, The Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University

Elisa Massimino, President and Chief Executive Officer of Human Rights First

Andrew Carswell, Senior Delegate to the Armed Forces, U.S. and
Canadian Armed Forces for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Professor Jayne Huckerby, Director, Duke International Human Rights Clinic,Duke Law School