The Rule of Law in International Security Affairs: A U.S. Defense Department Perspective

Updated: Dec 17, 2019

Author: Paul C. Ney, Jr.

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The Jonathan I. Charney Distinguished Lecture in International Law honors Professor Charney, one of the world's preeminent experts on international law, who held the Lee S. & Charles A. Speir Chair at Vanderbilt Law School until his death in 2002.


This Essay is a revised version of remarks delivered on September 3, 2019, at Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville, Tennessee, as the 2019 Jonathan I. Charney Distinguished Lecture in International Law.