Predator Drones, Targeted Killings and the Law of Armed Conflict

New England Student Chapter

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Does the President have the legal authority to target a U.S. citizen? May unmanned aerial vehicles (UAWs) be used to target individuals in sovereign nations other than Iraq or Afghanistan (such as Yemen and Pakistan)? How do UAWs fit within the scope of the law of armed conflict and international humanitarian law?


  • Prof. Victor Hansen, New England Law | Boston
  • Prof. Michael W. Lewis, Ohio Northern University College of Law
  • Moderator: Prof. Lawrence M. Friedman, New England Law | Boston
  • Introduction: Mr. Christopher Chadzutko, President, New England Student Chapter