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Cover Story - April 25, 2018

A matter of opinion

Allen Weiner on international law, how it's used and the honor of using it

by Dave Boyce

When a nation state embarks on a war, it's unlikely that many of the soldiers on the ground will be lawyers. But that is not to say that lawyers won't be paying attention. The nature of the fighting, particularly whether civilians have been harmed or put in harm's way, is key during the hostilities and after they stop.

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