John Dehn, senior fellow at the West Point Center for the Rule of Law, U.S. Military Academy, will lecture at Hamilton on Thursday, April 26, at 4:15 p.m., in Dwight Lounge, Bristol Campus Center. Dehn’s lecture, part of the Levitt Center’s Security series, will focus on the extra-judicial killing of American citizens. It is free and open to the public.
Dehn’s primary teaching and research interests focus on national security law, international law, professional responsibility, administrative law, federal courts, criminal law and procedure, international criminal law and constitutional law. Dehn has previously been a professor at the United States Military Academy and served as a visiting lecturer at Hamilton College during the fall of 2010.
Among other publications, he is the author of Institutional Advocacy, Constitutional Obligations and Professional Responsibilities: Arguments for Government Lawyering Without Glasses, Targeted Killing: The Case of Anwar Al-Aulaqi, The Commander-in-Chief and the Necessities of War: A Conceptual Framework, and The Moral Dimension of Security Outsourcing in The Foundations of Organizational Evil, with Hamilton Government Professor Frank Anechiarico '71.