Go to the U of M home page

The New Way of War: Is There a Duty to Use Drones?

Date: 02/11/2014

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: 25 Mondale Hall

Cost: Free


Professor Oren Gross is the Irving Younger Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School. He is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of national security law and international law.

Professor Gross holds an LL.B. degree magna cum laude from Tel Aviv University, where he served on the editorial board of the Tel Aviv University Law Review. He obtained LL.M. and S.J.D. degrees from Harvard Law School.

Professor Gross joined the University of Minnesota in 2002. He has also taught and held visiting positions at Harvard Law School; Princeton University; Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University (Israel); Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law; the Max Planck Institute for International Law (Germany); and the Transitional Justice Institute in Belfast. He has received numerous academic awards and scholarships, including a Fulbright scholarship and British Academy and British Council awards.

Between 1986 and 1991, he served as a senior legal advisory officer in the Israeli Defense Forces' Judge Advocate General's Corps.

Professor Gross's work has been published extensively. His articles appeared in leading academic journals such as the Yale Law Journal and the Yale Journal of International Law. His book (with Professor Ní Aoláin), Law in Times of Crisis: Emergency Powers in Theory and Practice, was awarded the prestigious Certificate of Merit for Preeminent Contribution to Creative Scholarship by the American Society of International Law in 2007. His latest book (with Prof. Ní Aoláin), Guantánamo and Beyond: Exceptional Courts and Military Commissions in Comparative and Policy Perspective, was published in 2013.

Professor Gross is a member of the New York and Israeli bars. In 2008 he was elected a member of the American Law Institute (ALI).

One CLE credit has been requested.


Reservation Information:

RSVP to lawevent@umn.edu.

More information: http://www.law.umn.edu/cle/13_14lectureseries.html

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Linda Lokensgard, 612-625-2023, lawevent@umn.edu.

Save to Your Calendar

Google Calendar
Google Apps for the UofM
Yahoo Calendar