Essays on Law, Ethics and National Security - A LENS Center Series

Anighya H.D. Crocker, Curtailing the Executive Emergency Powers: Congress’s Job, the Judiciary’s Headache, No. 27, Apr. 11, 2024

Casey J. Witte, "From the Halls of Montezuma: The Promise and Pitfalls of Designating Mexican Drug Cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations," No. 26, Apr. 5, 2024

Katherine K. French, "Reviving the Right to Rescue: Analyzing International Law on the Use of Force for Hostage Rescue in the 21st Century," No. 25, Mar. 27, 2024

Cole Horton, Bomb Thy Neighbor: How U.S. Military Force Against Mexican Drug cartels in Self-Defense Violate International Law, No. 24, Mar. 6, 2024

Riley Flewelling, Mind the Gap? Jus ad Bellum and Jus in Bello in the Era of Hybrid Warfare, No. 23, Feb. 20, 2024

Andrew Parco, Through a New Lens: Using Vitoria’s Work to Recontextualize Economic Sanctions and the Use of Force, No. 22, Feb. 7, 2024

Madison Cash, Financial Jihad: Combating the Use of Virtual Assets in Terrorist Financing, No. 21, Oct. 23, 2023

Katie Fink, "Point and Shoot": How Technology Blurs the Lines Between Civilians and Combatants, No. 20, Aug. 7, 2023

Riley Flewelling, Not Just Words: Grappling with the Doxing of Civilians in War, No. 19, July 25, 2023

Ashley Dabiere, Wartime Propaganda in the Age of Generative Chatbots, No. 18, Jul. 3, 2023

Ashley Dabiere, Which Protectors Need More Protection? Analyzing Legal Possibilities of Reducing Patent Protection to Protect National Defense Companies, No. 17, Mar. 23, 2023

Major Daniel P. Beaulieu, USAF, State Practice and Military Objectives: International Humanitarian Law Regarding Military Applications of Otherwise Civil/Commercial Satellites, No. 16, Jan. 9, 2023

Liam A. Murray, Private Redress for Private Wrongs: Ransomware Payments as Prize, No. 15, Jun. 23, 2022

Nicole De Brigard, Money Makes the World of Terrorism Go Round, No. 14, Mar. 22, 2022

Bailey Williams, Xiaomi v. U.S. Department of Defense: Defending the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, No. 13, Feb 14, 2022

Lindsay K. Kenney, The "Havana Syndrome" and the Use of Force: Reality, Hypotheticals, and the Effect of Changing International Norms, No. 12, Jan 11, 2022

Angelina Bianchi, Regulating the Third Frontier: The Current Unrestricted Nature of Autonomous Weapons and the Need for Regulatory Safeguards, No. 11. Aug 31, 2021

Kirsten Bleiweiss, Use of Force in the 21st Century: Does Neurological Enhancement Change the Use of Force Equation?, No. 10. Aug 5, 2021

Victoria Morgan, Cyber Proxies in International Armed Conflicts: Shrinking the Gray Area, No. 9, July 27, 2021

Helene Marie Snyder, Stolen Art and National Security (Can) (Should) the U.S. Do More, No. 8, March 10, 2021

Molly Byman, Keeping the Dollar King: The Impact of Economic Sanctions on American National Security, No. 7, March 4, 2021

Jesse Ruth, How Critical is "Critical"?: Holding CFIUS Accountable Under FIRRMA's Expansion, No. 6, March 2, 2021

Ellie Studdard, Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing: A Maritime Security Threat in the Western Pacific, No. 5, February 15, 2021

Zachary Ezor, "Calling Forth" The Cajun Navy? Legal Frameworks for Ad Hoc Disaster Relief, No. 4, July 1, 2020

Mark M. Rothrock, All's Fair in Love and Wars of Self-Defense: In Support of the "Conservative Approach" to Jus ad Bellum, No. 3, April 28, 2020

Kristen Casey, Sovereign Investment as a Tool of War: Can International Law Address Financial Aggression by State Actors?, No. 2, April 15, 2020

Robert J. DeNault, The Crisis of Cryptocurrency: Executive Branch Authority to Address the World's Most Potent Financial Threat, No. 1, March 30, 2020