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|Title:||ASIL Insights: The ASIL Centennial Annual Meeting Adopts a Resolution on the Use of Armed Force and the Treatment of Detainees|
|Description:||During its Centennial Annual Meeting (2006) representatives of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) adopted a Resolution, only the eighth in its history, on the treatment of detainees.
Mary Ellen O'Connell uses this Insight to provide background material, including basic legal authority, for each paragraph of the Resolution. Some of the issues covered are: the use of force as governed by the UN Charter, the laws of war and occupation, torture, incommunicado detention, command responsibility, and security under domestic and international law.
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