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February 11, 2020

Southwestern Journal of International Law to Host "Fighting in the Law's Gaps" Symposium — February 21, 2020

Friday, February 21, 2020
Southwestern Law School
3050 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Register here 

Join us for the Southwestern Journal of International Law Symposium, Fighting in the Law's Gaps. An experienced group of legal scholars and law of armed conflict experts will discuss the potential resiliency of international and domestic legal systems as a way to counter the calculated distortions of the law that contribute to misinformation campaigns, a key tactic in hybrid warfare.

These experts—many former military legal advisors as well as a few currently serving, plus participation by the International Committee of the Red Cross—will analyze apparent gaps in the law, discuss how the law is operationalized both on the battlefield and off, and highlight the challenges of applying it in modern arenas such as cyberspace.

Panel topics include:

  • Thresholds & Theaters

  • Thresholds & Technologies: Internet & Information

  • Luncheon Expert Discussion: Legality of January U.S. – Iran Exchange of Armed Force

  • Paradigms & Policy: Proxies, Partners, & More

See the event schedule and full list of expert participants here.

*RSVP Deadline – Tuesday, February 18th by 12 p.m.