Natalia Jevglevskaja and Tim McCormack were hosted on a visit to Fort McNair, the home of the US National Defense University (NDU) in Washington DC, by Prof R E Burnett, Associate Dean (Faculty) of the College of International Security Affairs (CISA). Natalia and Tim met the CISA Chancellor, Professor Michael Bell, and the Dean of Academics, Professor Charles Cushman. They … Read More
Natalia Jevglevskaja and Tim McCormack have interviewed officials from the Canadian Armed Forces in Ottawa and from the US Department of Defense in the Pentagon about how the respective states conduct their national weapons reviews. The interviews form part of Natalia’s field work for her PhD and officials in both states were most helpful.
Chris Jenks and Tim McCormack both participated in the Southern Methodist University Science and Technology Law Review’s Cyber Security Symposium in Dallas, Texas on 23 October. Chris moderated the Panel on ‘The Global Threat of Cyber Crime’ and Tim spoke on the subject of ‘The Tallinn Manual on the Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare’. Tim’s paper will be submitted for … Read More
Tim McCormack was in Tallinn from 5-9 October for the 2nd meeting of the International Group of Experts drafting the 2nd volume of the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare (Tallinn 2.0). Work progressed on a number of topics and the experts were satisfied with the progress they achieved. The intention is for the International Group … Read More
Tim McFarland visited two military educational institutions in the United States to conduct fieldwork for his PhD research. At the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, he gave two presentations on ‘How Should Lawyers Think About Weapon Autonomy?’, discussing the ways in which weapon systems with a capacity for autonomous operation raise novel questions under the law of armed … Read More