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You read about today's attack by Iran on a Singaporean tanker first - last week at the Volokh Conspiracy.

Some key passages from today's important decision. The ball is now in Congress's court.

Repeated changes in leadership are not a recipe for success.

The State Parties to the Geneva Convention gather in Geneva today to discuss the Geneva Conventions, which in practice means criticizing Israel. If they were interested in developing the world's understanding of the treaties these treaties, here are five puzzles for them to solve.

Can the U.S. transfer domestic trouble-makers to a hypothetical U.S.-Iran-Iraq Anti-Terror International Tribunal? The answer has some implications for more real, and popular, international criminal courts.

Professor Laurie Blank responds to reader comments on her 'Asymmetries and Proportionalities' op-ed on the law of war in the Gaza conflict.

University of Chicago law professor Eric Posner and I debate the legality of President Obama's deal exchanging five high-ranking Taliban commanders for captured US soldier Bowe Bergdahl.

The Obama administration's latest defense of the legality of releasing five high-ranking Taliban terrorists is creative, but extremely dubious.

Sheriffs today continue to use their common law posse comitatus power to summon armed citizens to the aid of law enforcement.

What it takes to have a naval contract cancelled depends on the enormity of the deal, not of the underlying conduct.

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