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Jus ad Bellum
Thursday, March 22, 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
The University of Virginia School of Law’s Center for National Security Law will host a one-day conference, “Contemporary Jus ad Bellum (Use of Force) Principles: Do They Dictate the Conduct of Current U.S. Military Activities?”
The conference will use as a principal source of discussion a December 2016 Obama Administration “Report on the Legal and Policy Frameworks Guiding the U.S. Use of Military Force and Related National Security Operations”. Leading experts in this area of international law will assess the Obama Administration’s legal justifications provided for ongoing U.S. military actions in the context of contemporary Use of Force norms.
Sponsor: Center for National Security Law
Location: Caplin Pavilion

A Message from the Director, Professor John Norton Moore

Professor John Norton Moore
A Nonpartisan, Nonprofit Interdisciplinary Center for Advanced Scholarship and Education About Legal Issues Affecting U.S. National Security

Welcome to the Web site for the Center for National Security Law at the University of Virginia School of Law. Established at the University of Virginia School of Law in April 1981, the Center has an active publications program and sponsors scholarly conferences and national security law courses. The Center also sponsors an annual National Security Law Institute during the summer which is designed to provide advanced training for government officials and professors of law and international relations in this growing field.