Web Exclusive: Columbia Law School Professors' Work Dealing With National Security Issues

Spring 2012

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Below, browse a sampling of Columbia Law School professors' extensive work dealing with national security issues.

See videos of Columbia Law School professors discussing national security issues before Congress, on television, in panel discussions, and in the classroom.

Philip C. Bobbitt

Terror and Consent (Knopf, 2008)

Sarah H. Cleveland

The Legal, Moral, and National Security Consequences of "Prolonged Detention" (2009) (PDF)

Hamdi Meets Youngstown: Justice Jackson's Wartime Security Jurisprudence and the Detention of Enemy Combatants (2005) (PDF)

Lori Fischler Damorosch

The Interface of National Constitutional Systems With International Law and Institutions on Using Military Force: Changing Trends in Executive and Legislative Powers (2003)

Constitutional Control of Decisions to Use Military Force (2003)

Human Rights, Terrorism and Trade (2002)
with Frederick M. Abbott

The Permanent Five as Enforcers of Controls on Weapons of Mass Destruction: Building on the Iraq 'Precedent'? (2002)

The Clinton Administration and War Powers (2000)

Sanctions Against Perpetrators of Terrorism (1999)

Is There a General Trend in Constitutional Democracies Toward Parliamentary Control Over War-and-Peace Decisions?
with Richard Debobes and Hisashi Owada (1996)

Constitutional Control Over War Powers: A Common Core of Accountability in Democratic Societies? (1995)

The Constitutional Responsibility of Congress for Military Engagements (1995)

Constitutional Control of Military Actions: A Comparative Dimension (1991)

Politics Across Borders: Nonintervention and Nonforcible Influence Over Domestic Affairs (1989)

Covert Operations (1989)

Remarks on Panel on Congress and the Executive: Who Calls the Shots for National Security? (1987)
with Andreas F. Lowenfeld, Edwin B. Firmage, Jim Leach, and Harold Koh

Michael W. Doyle

Striking First: Preemption and Prevention in International Conflict (2008)

Trevor W. Morrison

Historical Gloss and the Separation of Powers
with Curtis A. Bradley (2012)

Libya, 'Hostilities,' the Office of Legal Counsel, and the Process of Executive Branch Legal Interpretation (2011)

Stare Decisis in the Office of Legal Counsel (2010)

The Middle Ground in Judicial Review of Enemy Combatant Detentions (2008)

The Story of United States v. United States District Court (Keith): The Surveillance Power (2008)

Suspension and the Extrajudicial Constitution (2007)

Constitutional Avoidance in the Executive Branch (2006)

Hamdi's Habeas Puzzle: Suspension as Authorization? (2006)

What Kind of Immunity? Federal Officers, State Criminal Law, and the Supremacy Clause
with Seth P. Waxman (2003)

Daniel C. Richman

From Violent Crime to Terrorism: The Changing Basis of the Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement Dynamic (2003)

Matthew C. Waxman

Law and Ethics for Robot Soldiers
with Kenneth Anderson (2012)

National Security Federalism in the Age of Terror (2012)

Cyber-Attacks and the Use of Force: Back to the Future of Article 2(4) (2011)

Self-Defense and the Limits of WMD Intelligence (2010)

The Structure of Terrorism Threats and the Laws of War (2010)

Administrative Detention of Terrorists: Why Detain, and Detain Whom? (2009)

Guantánamo, Habeas Corpus, and Standards of Proof: Viewing the Law Through Multiple Lenses (2009)

Intervention to Stop Genocide and Mass Atrocities: International Norms and U.S. Policy (2009)

Police and National Security: American Local Law Enforcement and Counter-Terrorism after 9/11 (2009)

Secret Evidence and the Due Process of Terrorist Detentions
with Daphne Barak-Erez (2009)

The Use of Force Against States that 'Might' Have Weapons of Mass Destruction (2009)

United States Detention Operations in Afghanistan and the Law of Armed Conflict (2009)

Detention as Targeting: Standards of Certainty and Detention of Suspected Terrorists (2008)