Title

Distinguished Lecture in Global Security Law & Policy

Presenter

Elizabeth Hillman

Date of Event

3-20-2008

Description

Distinguished Lecture in Global Security Law & Policy

Elizabeth Hillman - Visiting Professor, University of California Hastings College of the Law

March 20, 2008 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

The Bomber Generals and the New Laws of War: Terror, Romance, and American Air Power The legal and military history of U.S. bombing since World War II. Legality of orders, weapons, armed conflict and the role of public opinion in shaping judicial decisions. The impact of charismatic leaders on military power, the romanticization of air power, and the history of civilian targeting in U.S. warfare.

Lecture Series

Center: International Law / Global Security

Subject Headings

laws of war; legal and military of the United States; civilian targeting in warfare; American air power; war crimes; public opinion and laws of war

Location

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Document Type

Video

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