Gregory S. McNeal

Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law

Professor of Law & Public Policy

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA 90263

United States

Pepperdine University - School of Public Policy

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA 90263

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Targeted Killing and Accountability

102 Georgetown Law Journal 681-794 (2014)
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 07 May 2011 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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collateral damage, targeted killing, bombing, principle of distinction, international humanitarian law, law of war, civilian casualties, political accountability, proportionality balancing

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Drones and Aerial Surveillance: Considerations for Legislators

Brookings Institution: The Robots Are Coming: The Project on Civilian Robotics, November 2014, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015/3
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2015
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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drones, surveillance, law enforcement, unmanned aircraft systems, unmanned aerial vehicles, big data, persistent surveillance, pervasive surveillance, greg mcneal, privacy, personal information

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Are Targeted Killings Unlawful? A Case Study in Empirical Claims Without Empirical Evidence

TARGETED KILLINGS LAW AND MORALITY IN AN ASYMMETRICAL WORLD, Claire Finkelstein, Jens David Ohlin and Andrew Altman, eds., Oxford University Press, 2012
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2012
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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targeted killings, unlawful killings, drones, UAV, predator, reaper, Pakistan, collateral damage, sovereignty, war, international law, targeting

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Drones and the Future of Aerial Surveillance

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 84, 2016
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2016
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Organizational Culture, Professional Ethics, and Guantanamo

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 42, p. 125, 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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legal ethics, guantanamo, culture, organizational culture, command influence, military attorneys, military law, counterterrorism, Rule 8.3, professional conduct, professional responsibility, judge advocate, military culture, legal culture

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Institutional Legitimacy and Counterterrorism Trials

University of Richmond Law Review, Vol. 43, p. 967, 2009
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 02 May 2011
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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institutional design, legitimacy, counterterrorism, national security, courts, conformity, organizational theory, institutional isomorphism, tribunals, hamdan, military commissions, legitimate, institutional theory, organizational design, closing guantanamo, beyond guantanamo, terrorism trials

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Saddam on Trial: Understanding and Debating the Iraqi High Tribunal

Carolina Academic Press, 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Jan 2008
Gregory S. McNeal and Michael P. Scharf
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Saddam Hussein, Saddam Trial, Iraqi High Tribunal, war crimes, international criminal law, Iraq, international humanitarian law

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ICC Inability Determinations in Light of the Dujail Case

Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jun 2007
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Article 17, ICC, inability, Dujail, IHT, Iraqi High Tribunal, unable, complementarity, transitional justice, due process, international criminal court, textualist

9.

Reforming The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court's Interpretive Secrecy Problem

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 38., Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014/33
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2014
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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FISC, FISA, surveillance, secrecy, transparency, accountability, foreign intelligence surveillance act, section 215, section 702, metadata

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Unfortunate Legacies: Hearsay, Ex Parte Affidavits and Anonymous Witnesses at the IHT

International Commentary on Evidence, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Jan 2008
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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iraqi high tribunal, saddam hussein, evidence, international criminal law, hearsay, ex parte, affidavits, anonymous witnesses, war crimes, international humanitarian law, crimes against humanity, reliability, unreliable

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Beyond Guantanamo, Obstacles and Options

Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, Vol. 103, 2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Guantanamo, military commission, terrorism, Geneva conventions, common article 3, tribunal, international criminal law, national security, national security courts, intelligence, executive forum discretion, political trials, political influence, boumediene, hamdan

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Unmanned Aerial System Threats: Exploring Security Implications and Mitigation Technologies

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Mar 2016
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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drones, homeland security, threats, cost benefit analysis, risk assessment, security measures, critical infrastructure

13.

New Approaches to Reducing and Mitigating Harm to Civilians

SHAPING A GLOBAL LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR COUNTERINSURGENCY: NEW DIRECTIONS IN ASYMMETRIC WARFARE, William C. Banks, ed., Oxford University Press, 2012, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012/17
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2012
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, international human rights law, counterinsurgency, COIN, Afghanistan, Iraq, harm to civilians, civilian casualties, CIVCAS, collateral damage

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Analysis of The Judgments in República Democrática De Timor-Leste, Dili District Court, the Special Panels for Serious Crimes

Annotated Leading Cases of International Criminal Tribunals, Vol. 16
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2011
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Command Responsibility, Presence, Deportation, Sufficiency, Indictment, Joint Criminal Enterprise, Specificity of conduct, theory, individual criminal responsibility, indictments, pleading persecution, Admissibility of statements, defendant, norms, other tribunals, tribunals, East Timor, Timor Leste

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Show Trial or Real Trial? A Digest of the Evidence Submitted During the Prosecution's Case-in-Chief at the Dujail Trial of the Iraqi High Tribunal

SADDAM ON TRIAL: UNDERSTANDING THE DEBATING THE IRAQI HIGH TRIBUNAL, Michael P. Scharf and Gregory S. McNeal, eds., Carolina Academic Press, 2006
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Jan 2008
Gregory S. McNeal and Michael P. Scharf
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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Saddam Hussein, Iraq, Iraqi High Tribunal, evidence, testimony, control, knowledge, intent, command responsibility, armed conflict, war crimes, widespread attack, systematic attack, prohibited acts, execution, international humanitarian law

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The Status Quo Bias and Counterterrorism Detention

Northwestern University Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology, Vol. 101, 2011, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012/5
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2012
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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status quo bias, detention, counterterrorism, guantanamo, politics, reform, NDAA, security, liberty, recidivism

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A Cup of Coffee After the Waterboard: Seemingly Voluntary Post-Abuse Statements

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 943, 2010
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 02 May 2014
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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KSM, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed,coercion, coercive interrogation, admissibility, taint of torture, cat out of the bag, totality of the circumstances, terrorism, guantanamo, waterboard, voluntariness, voluntary, involuntary, interviews, admissibility, inadmissible, how long does the taint of torture last

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Up in the Air: Examining the Commercial Applications of Unmanned Aircraft for Small Businesses

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Mar 2016
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Robust and Scalable UAS Registration: Key Technology Issues and Recommendations

AirMap, 2016
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Jun 2016
Jared Ablon, Steven Crocker, Benjamin Marcus and Gregory S. McNeal
AirMap, AirMap, AirMap and Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Warrantless Operations of Public Use Drones: Considerations for Government Agencies

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 44, p. 703, 2017
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 31 Mar 2018
Gregory S. McNeal, William Goodwin and Sezen Jones
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law, AirMap and AirMap
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drones, privacy, warrants, surveillance, unmanned aircraft, surveillance technology

21.

Onus to Protect Identity

The Washington Times, Opinion Forum, June 2006
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2018
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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identity theft, liability, private information

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Saddam Can Handle the Truth

SADDAM ON TRIAL: UNDERSTANDING AND DEBATING THE IRAQI HIGH TRIBUNAL, Michael P. Scharf & Gregory S. McNeal, eds., Carolina Academic Press, pp.180-182, 2006, The Weekly Standard, March 2006
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2018
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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Iraqi High Tribunal, Saddam Hussein, admission, command responsibility, Dujail, war crimes, justification

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Deference, Power, and Emerging Security Threats

Texas Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 3, 2017, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper 2021/24
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 May 2021 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2021
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law
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David Rudenstine, book review, The Age of Deference, constitutional history, Benjamin Wittes, Gabriella Blum, The Future of Violence, governmental surveillance, security threats

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Drones And Airspace Management

Posted: 14 Jun 2018
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law

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drones, airspace management, law, policy, unmanned aircraft, remotely piloted aircraft systems, unmanned traffic management, uspace

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Surveillance and the City

Posted: 02 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2015
Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University - Rick J. Caruso School of Law

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surveillance, public administration, civil liberties, targeting, drones, ALPR, big data