Chris Jenks and Jeff Kahn in Tower Center Research Highlights
John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies
S & ASSOCIATES RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS, SPRING 2017
Academic Lectures, Conference Presentations, and Speaking Engagements
Director of Criminal Clinic and
Associate Professor of Law
- “Weapons Review of Learning Systems” presentation delivered as part of Program on Regulation of Emerging Military Technologies Future Wars & Public Conscience Symposium, Melbourne Law School, Melbourne, Australia, May 2017.
- “Military Justice in the Modern Age: Characteristics & Challenges”, presentation delivered as part of Military Briefing Series, Geneva Academy, Geneva, Switzerland, May 2017.
- “SOFAs in UN Peacekeeping”; “UN Police in Peacekeeping”; and “UN Peacekeeping and the ICC” presentations as part of Legal Aspects of Peacekeeping Operations Seminar with Moldovan Armed Forces, Chisinau, Moldova, May 2017.
- “Key Instruments: Cease Fire Agreements and Peace Agreements”, “PSO: When Does IHL Apply?”, Conduct of Peacekeepers & Addressing Their IHL Violations” as part of Conduct of Peace Support Operations Course, International Institute of Humanitarian Law, Deputy Course Director and Presenter, Sanremo, Italy, May 2017.
- “Right Against Torture and Cruel, Inhumane or Degrading Treatment”; “Non-international Armed Conflict & the Law”; and “Targeting Under the Law of Armed Conflict” presentations as part of Human Rights & International Humanitarian Law Seminar with Hungarian Armed Forces, Debrecen, Hungary, Jan. 2017.
- The Gathering Swarm: The Path to Increasingly Autonomous Weapon Systems, Jurimetrics (2017).
- A Matter of Policy: United States Application of the Law of Armed Conflict to Detention, Southwestern Law Review (2017).
- Hooman Majd, The US is Helping Allies Hide Civilian Casualties in the Fight Against ISIS, Foreign Policy, May 29, 2017.
- Graham Templeton, Does the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots Ignore Killer Robots, Inverse, Feb. 14, 2017.
Jeffrey D. Kahn
Gerald J. Ford Researach Fellow and
Professor of Law
- Fulbright Research Scholar, University of Oslo, 2017-2018
- Gerald J. Ford Research Fellowship, SMU, 2017-2018
- AT&T Legal Conference, Co-Presenter, “Supreme Court Update: The Nine” (with former Acting U.S. Attorney General Peter Keisler), Omni Hotel, Dallas, May 3, 2017.
- Morning Keynote, “Terrorist Watchlists, Freedom of Movement, & the Meaning of Citizenship,” MSDS@SMU, Magnolia Hotel, Dallas, March 31, 2017.
- Invited presentation, “The Unreasonable Rise of Reasonable Suspicion: Terrorist Watchlists and Terry v. Ohio,” at the Institute of Bill of Rights and William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal Symposium, Williamsburg, Virginia, March 24, 2017.
- Keynote Address, “The Story of James Donovan: The Real-Life Inspiration for Steven Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies,” at the Institute for Honor Symposium From Redcoats to Red Spies and Beyond: Lawyers & Infamous Clients, Washington & Lee School of Law, Lexington, VA, March 14, 2017.
- Organizer and Moderator, “Big Data” – A Panel Discussion on Database Technology, Liberty, and Privacy, February 3, 2017 (panelists Patricia Kosseim (OPC), Joel Reidenberg (Fordham), Justin Koplow (AT&T)).
- The Richelieu Effect: The Khodorkovsky Case and Political Interference with Justice, in LAW AND JUSTICE IN RUSSIA (M. Kurkchiyan & A. Kubal, eds., Cambridge University Press forthcoming 2017).
- Terrorist Watchlists, in THE CAMBRIDGE HANDBOOK OF SURVEILLANCE LAW (D. Gray & S. Henderson, eds., Cambridge University Press forthcoming 2017).
- Hybrid Warfare, International Humanitarian Law, and the Case of Ukraine, in COMPLEX BATTLESPACES: THE LAW OF ARMED CONFLICT AND THE DYNAMICS OF MODERN WARFARE (C. Ford & W. Williams, eds., Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2017).
- The Unreasonable Rise of Reasonable Suspicion: Terrorist Watchlists and Terry v. Ohio, 26 WILLIAM & MARY BILL OF RIGHTS JOURNAL -- (forthcoming 2017).
- Fox4 News Good Day Program, Dallas, February 7, 2017, 7:22AM, “Constitutional Law Professor Discusses President Trump’s Travel Ban”.