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. 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, a Distinguished Fellow at the National Institute of Military Justice, and a former 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:

Toward a Better Accounting of the Human Toll in Putin’s War of Aggression

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May 24th, 2022

Defense Dept Law of War Manual and Its Unintended Readings: On Civilians Assuming Risk of Harm

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May 13th, 2022

Surveying Evidence of How Trump’s Actions Activated Jan. 6 Rioters

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May 12th, 2022

January 6 Clearinghouse

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May 4th, 2022

Top Cover: Congressional Republicans Pave Way for US Policy Shift on Int’l Criminal Court

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Apr 13th, 2022

A Warm Welcome to Just Security’s New Editorial Board Members!

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Apr 12th, 2022

中国向俄罗斯提供军事援助违反国际法的根据所在

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Mar 17th, 2022

Чому надання Китаєм військової допомоги Росії порушуватиме міжнародне право

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Mar 17th, 2022

Why China Giving Military Assistance to Russia Would Violate International Law

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Mar 17th, 2022

Model Indictment for Crime of Aggression Against Ukraine: Prosecutor v. President Vladimir Putin

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Mar 14th, 2022

The Good Governance Papers: A “Report Card” Wrap-Up of 2022 Updates

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Mar 1st, 2022

Clear Error in the Defense Department’s Law of War Manual: On Presumptions of Civilian Status

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Feb 9th, 2022

The Al-Qurayshi Operation and Minimization of Civilian Casualties

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Feb 3rd, 2022

The Good Governance Papers: A January 2022 “Report Card” Update

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Jan 20th, 2022

EXCLUSIVE: The Oath Keeper Podcast Interviews – New Insights Into Jan. 6 and Continued Threats

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Jan 19th, 2022

Timeline for Anniversary of January 5: DOJ Election Fraud Investigations and GA Senate Runoff

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Jan 5th, 2022

Holiday Giving: Please Support Just Security with a Tax-Deductible Donation

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Dec 22nd, 2021

Crisis of Command: The Pentagon, The President, and January 6

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Dec 21st, 2021

Expert Explainer: On Verizon’s Deadline for Turning Over Meadows’ Records to Congress

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Dec 16th, 2021

The Absence of “The Donald”

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Dec 6th, 2021

Giving Tuesday: Please Support Just Security with a Tax-Deductible Donation

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Nov 30th, 2021

Centcom’s Full Statement on Baghuz Strike: Annotated

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Nov 22nd, 2021

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