Mary Ellen O'Connell

Mary Ellen O'Connell is the Robert and Marion Short chair in law and research professor of international dispute resolution at the University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for international peace studies. She also serves as the vice-president of the American Society of International Law and chairs the International Law Association's committee on the use of force, which completed a five-year study of the definition of armed conflict.

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Friday, January 20, 2012
Why Obama's 'Targeted Killing' is Worse than Bush's Torture
By June 2004, it was confirmed that the US was using torture at secret detention sites and at Guantánamo Bay , Cuba. It was in that month that piles of "torture memos" were released to the public.
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