Disruptive Technologies and International Law with James Kraska

Apr 2, 2021

U.S. Naval War College Professor James Kraska, LL.M, S.J.D, was the guest lecturer at the eighth Newport Lecture Series of the 2020-2021 academic year, hosted by the Naval War College Foundation. Kraska’s lecture, Disruptive Technologies and International Law, provided a legal perspective on a variety of disruptive technologies available today, from unmanned vehicles to cyber operations to biological warfare.

James Kraska is Chair and Charles H. Stockton Professor of International Maritime Law in the Stockton Center for International Law at the U.S. Naval War College, where he is a tenured full professor. He also serves as Visiting Professor of Law and John Harvey Gregory Lecturer on World Organization at Harvard Law School, where he teaches International Law of the Sea. Previously, he was a visiting professor at the University of the Philippines College of Law and Gujarat National Law University and a visiting scholar at Duke University and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He is a permanent member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

The lecture is now available for replay:

Please note that the views expressed herein are the speaker’s own and do not reflect the position of the USNWC, USN, or DoD.

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