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Lawfare: Law as a Weapon of War

Orde F. Kittrie


IThis book draws on his experiences as a lawfare practitioner, U.S. State Department attorney, and international law scholar in analyzing the theory and practice of the use of law as a weapon of war. This book incorporates case studies of recent offensive and defensive lawfare by the United States, China, all sides of the Israel-Palestinian conflict, and several non-governmental organizations and individuals. Drawing in part on interviews with leading practitioners, the book includes several striking, previously unpublicized examples of lawfare. The book also analyzes why lawfare is increasing ... More

Keywords: lawfare, international law, weapon, war, China, Israel, Palestinian, non-governmental organizations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780190263577
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263577.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Orde F. Kittrie, author
Professor of Law, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Bethesda, MD