Professor O’Connell Speaks on Drone Warfare

Author: Susan Good


Professor Mary Ellen O’Connell is giving two talks next week on the legal and ethical issues raised by drone warfare. One will take place at the “Ethics of Assassination” symposium at the University of Richmond March 27 and is likely to be featured on C-Span. The other, “Deadly Drones,” is a March 29 Hesburgh lecture at the Army JAG School in Charlottesville, Va. It is being co-sponsored by the Notre Dame Club of Charlottesville and the Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School.

The author of The Power and Purpose of International Law (OUP 2008), three casebooks, four edited collections, and more than sixty articles and book chapters, Professor O’Connell has been active in the American Society of International Law, the German Society of International Law, the International Institute for Humanitarian Law, the International Law Association, and the Council on Foreign Relations.

She teaches contracts as well as a number of courses in the area of international law.