Ryan Goodman

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Ryan Goodman (@rgoodlaw) is founding co-editor-in-chief of Just Security. He is the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Reiss Center on Law and Security at New York University School of Law at New York University School of Law. He served as Special Counsel to the General Counsel of the Department of Defense (2015-16).

Ryan is also a Professor of Politics and Professor of Sociology at NYU. He was the inaugural Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at Harvard Law School. He received a J.D. from Yale Law School, a Ph.D. from Yale University, and a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a member of the Department of State’s Advisory Committee on International Law, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the US Naval War College’s Board of Advisers for International Law Studies, and a member of the Board of Editors of the American Journal of International Law.

Areas of Expertise: National Security Law, International Law, Law of Armed Conflict, Use of Force, Human Rights Law.

 

Articles by this author:

Questions for FBI Director Wray About the January 6 Attack

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Jun 14th, 2021

Interview with Philip Shenon: Lessons from the Uncensored History of the 9/11 Commission

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May 19th, 2021

The Official and Unofficial Timeline of Defense Department Actions on January 6

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May 11th, 2021

Investigating Jan. 6 — Key Unanswered Questions for Congress and Media to Ask

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May 11th, 2021

Terrorism and Other Dangerous Online Content: Exporting the First Amendment?

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Mar 26th, 2021

Pluses and Minuses of Pelosi’s Draft Jan. 6 Commission Proposal

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Mar 18th, 2021

Principles for a 2021 Authorization for Use of Military Force

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Mar 5th, 2021

Legal Questions (and Some Answers) Concerning the U.S. Military Strike in Syria

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Mar 1st, 2021

Civil Society Orgs’ Letter to Schumer: Disqualify Trump via 14th Amendment

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Feb 18th, 2021

In Their Own Words: The 43 Republicans’ Explanations of Their Votes Not to Convict Trump in Impeachment Trial

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Feb 15th, 2021

Questions for Senators to Ask the Legal Teams During the Impeachment Trial

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Feb 12th, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: New Video of Roger Stone with Proud Boys Leaders Who May Have Planned for Capitol Attack

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Feb 6th, 2021

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