Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 24 items

  • Keywords: lawfare x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

What's Wrong with Rights?

Nigel Biggar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198861973
eISBN:
9780191894770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861973.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Are natural rights ‘nonsense on stilts’, as Jeremy Bentham memorably put it? Must the very notion of a right be individualistic, subverting the common good? Should the right against torture be ... More


The Problems of Sustainability

David French

in The British Way in Counter-Insurgency, 1945-1967

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587964
eISBN:
9780191731365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587964.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Counterinsurgency campaigns were attritional. The insurgents were too weak to inflict a military defeat on the security forces. But they could win if they eroded the political will of the colonial ... More


Profile of a Modern Jurisprudence—An Idea whose Time had Come

Dr. P. G. McHugh

in Aboriginal Title: The Modern Jurisprudence of Tribal Land Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199699414
eISBN:
9780191732133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699414.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter gives a general historical explanation and contextualisation of the legal milieu in which aboriginal title emerged. It sees it as arising from a confluence of rights-oriented direction ... More


Aboriginal Title—Diagnosis and Prognosis

Dr. P. G. McHugh

in Aboriginal Title: The Modern Jurisprudence of Tribal Land Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199699414
eISBN:
9780191732133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699414.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter acknowledges the role of aboriginal title in jolting governments into a new politics of negotiating with tribes and taking stock of the courts' role in monitoring their relations with ... More


Law and War

Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, and Martha Merrill Umphrey (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787420
eISBN:
9780804788861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787420.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This collection of essays explores the cultural, historical, spatial, and theoretical dimensions of the relationship between law and war. This relationship has long vexed the jurisprudential ... More


Human Rights and States of Emergency: Humanitarians and Governmentality

J. Paul Narkunas

in Reified Life: Speculative Capital and the Ahuman Condition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280308
eISBN:
9780823281534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280308.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter diagnoses how humanitarian non-governmental organizations are filling a vacuum created ironically by governments outsourcing their governing functions that marks a transformation of the ... More


A Conceptual Overview of Lawfare’s Meaning, Variety, and Power

Orde F. Kittrie

in Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190263577
eISBN:
9780190263607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263577.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyzes lawfare conceptually. Section I discusses lawfare’s definition, provides an overview of previous lawfare scholarship, and discusses this book’s goals, structure, and ... More


The U.S. Government’s Financial Lawfare Against Iran

Orde F. Kittrie

in Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190263577
eISBN:
9780190263607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263577.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes and analyzes the U.S. government’s aggressive financial lawfare campaign against Iran. Section I discusses this lawfare against Iran in conceptual context. Section II describes ... More


Do We Exist?

Raminder Kaur

in Kudankulam: The Story of an Indo-Russian Nuclear Power Plant

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780199498710
eISBN:
9780199099986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498710.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

Chapter 10 concentrates on the ways the people’s movement was contained and crushed by ‘political (re)actions from above’. Subaltern communities and their allies against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power ... More


In Defense of Lawfare: The Value of Litigation in Challenging Torture

Lisa Hajjar

in Confronting Torture: Essays on the Ethics, Legality, History, and Psychology of Torture Today

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226529387
eISBN:
9780226529554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226529554.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter argues that lawfare has provided a valuable check on the some of the worse abuses of the US’s War on Terror, such as its use of torture, extraordinary rendition, and enhanced ... More


Humanizing Irregular Warfare: Framing Compliance for Nonstate Armed Groups at the Intersection of Security and Legal Analyses

Corri Zoli

in New Battlefields/Old Laws: Critical Debates on Asymmetric Warfare

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152358
eISBN:
9780231526562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152358.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the role played by lawfare in prompting once compliant states' overreactions and in creating the appearance of violations of international humanitarian law. Combining legal and ... More


The Spider’s Web: How Government Lawbreakers Routinely Elude the Law

Stephen Holmes

in When Governments Break the Law: The Rule of Law and the Prosecution of the Bush Administration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741399
eISBN:
9780814786567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741399.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores how the rule of law confers immunity to government officials who violate the law. It considers the ways in which Bush administration lawbreakers have been using, and will ... More


Traveling Law: Targeted Killing, Lawfare, and the Deconstruction of the Battlefield

Craig Jones

in American Studies Encounters the Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628844
eISBN:
9781469628868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628844.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In recent years there has been a huge amount of interest in drone warfare and targeted killing. Unsurprisingly, the focus has been on the ever-expanding US targeted killing program. In this chapter I ... More


The Threat of Human Rights

Nicola Perugini and Neve Gordon

in The Human Right to Dominate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199365012
eISBN:
9780199365043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199365012.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter describes how human rights activism in Israel began to be conceived as dangerous and examines the institutional response to this threat. The authors show how conservative NGOs working ... More


Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

Orde F. Kittrie

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190263577
eISBN:
9780190263607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263577.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

IThis book draws on his experiences as a lawfare practitioner, U.S. State Department attorney, and international law scholar in analyzing the theory and practice of the use of law as a weapon of war. ... More


What’s at Stake

Harold Hongju Koh

in The Trump Administration and International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190912185
eISBN:
9780190912215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912185.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This closing chapter argues that what is ultimately at stake is a struggle between the post–World War II system of Kantian global governance versus an Orwellian vision of spheres of influence ... More


Lawfare Waged by U.S. Private Sector and Non-Governmental Organization Attorneys

Orde F. Kittrie

in Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190263577
eISBN:
9780190263607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263577.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes and analyzes the waging of lawfare by various U.S. private sector and other non-governmental attorneys. Section I focuses on case studies of litigation by private sector ... More


The Chinese Government Adopts and Implements a Lawfare Strategy

Orde F. Kittrie

in Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190263577
eISBN:
9780190263607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263577.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes and analyzes the waging of lawfare by the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Section I places PRC lawfare in its historical and ideological context, including the Sun Tzu maxim ... More


The Palestinian Authority’s Lawfare Against Israel

Orde F. Kittrie

in Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190263577
eISBN:
9780190263607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263577.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the closest thing the world has to a lawfare laboratory. Hamas, Israel, the Palestinian Authority (PA), and their allies are each vigorously waging lawfare, albeit ... More


Palestinian NGOs and Their Allies Wage Lawfare Against Israel

Orde F. Kittrie

in Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190263577
eISBN:
9780190263607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263577.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter addresses lawfare against Israel by Palestinian NGOs and their allies. Section I analyzes the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS), including EU guidelines restricting ... More


View: