What You Need to Know takes up major legal issues arising out of Russia’s war against Ukraine and the global response to that conflict. In brief question-and-answer interviews with leading experts, the Reiss Center on Law and Security and Just Security will probe some of the most urgent and unsettled legal questions in a tragic conflict that threatens to reshape the international legal and political landscape for years to come.
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U.S. Intervention in Ukraine v. Russia at the ICJ
September 27, 2022
Expert: Chimène Keitner, Alfred & Hanna Fromm Professor of International Law at UC Hastings College of the Law
Ukraine and How Russia’s War Reverberates at the United Nations
September 20, 2022
Expert: Richard Gowan, UN Director at the International Crisis Group
Genocide Determinations and Ukraine
June 14, 2022
Expert: Amb. Todd Buchwald, Member of the UN Committee Against Torture and former U.S. Ambassador for Global Criminal Justice.
The Use of Cluster Munitions
May 4, 2022
Expert: Stephen Pomper, Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Reiss Center on Law and Security and Chief of Policy at the International Crisis Group.
Russian Threats and Cybersecurity
May 13, 2022
Expert: Beth George, Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Reiss Center on Law and Security and former Acting General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Defense.