News tagged with international law

We need new laws to govern cyberwarfare

President Bush is reported to have said: "When I take action, I'm not going to fire a US$2m missile at a US$10 empty tent and hit a camel in the butt. It's going to be decisive." As the quote suggests, when ...

Aug 21, 2014 2 / 5 (2) 1

UN resolution aims to protect right to privacy

Brazil and Germany, whose leaders have allegedly been targeted by U.S. eavesdropping, are asking the U.N. General Assembly to adopt a resolution calling on all countries to protect the right to privacy guaranteed under international ...

Nov 01, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 0

Drones may violate international law

(Phys.org) —As President Obama gives a speech on national security—including defending U.S. use of drones to combat terrorism—Leila Sadat, JD, international law expert and professor of law at Washington University in ...

May 24, 2013 4.1 / 5 (8) 13 | with audio podcast

The future law of the sea [research]

What is the legal basis for the Law of the Sea Convention 1982 in building the universal law of the sea? And can the State-Parties Consensus Decision-Making’ be a new law-making technique for the law of the sea? Certainly ...

Aug 08, 2011 not rated yet 0