“The Alien Tort Statute and the Court’s Concern in Kiobel over Extraterritoriality under International Law,” Extraterritoriality Post Kiobel: International and Comparative Legal Perspectives Symposium, University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland, November 16, 2012.
“Defining the Limits of Armed Conflict: The U.S., Al Qaeda, and Associated Forces,” Kansas National Guard 2012 Annual Judge Advocate Generals Conference, Topeka, Kansas, October 6, 2012.
“Denial of the Rights of Belligerency: The Forgotten and Misunderstood Clause in the Constitution of Japan”, Law & Society Association Conference, Honolulu, June 9, 2012.
“Targeted Killing with Drones: At the Intersection of Jus ad Bellum and Jus in Bello,” keynote address at Public International Law and Foreign Affairs Conference, Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska, March 30, 2012.
“Freedom of Expression and Hate Speech from a Comparative Perspective”, Faculties of Law and Journalism, University of Tuzla, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, January 23, 2012.
“The Legality of the U.S. Targeted Killing Policy”, Kansas National Guard 2011 Annual Judge Advocate General’s Conference, Topeka Kansas, November, 2011.
“A Constitutional Case for Amending Article 9”, panel on Japan’s Peace Constitution at 65: Time for a Change, at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington D.C., September 22, 2011 (details and video available online).
“Going Medieval: Targeted Killing, Armed Conflict, and Self-Defense,” Law & Society Association Conference, San Francisco, June 2011.
Discussant, panel on “Law and Public Policy in East Asia”, Law & Society Conference, San Francisco, June 2011.
“Going Medieval: Targeted Killing, Armed Conflict, and Self-Defense”, conference Using Targeted Killing to Fight the War on Terror: Philosophical, Moral and Legal Challenges, University of Pennsylvania Law School, April 14 – 15, 2011.
“Taking War Seriously,” at Brooklyn Law Review Author Spotlight Series, Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, October 2010.
“Response to Shigenori Matsui’s ‘Why the Japanese Court is so Conservative,’” Washington University in St. Louis, Decision Making on the Japanese Supreme Court Conference, St. Louis, September 2010.
“The Judicial Review of National Security Issues: A Comparative Analysis,” Law & Society Association Conference, Chicago, May 2010.
“Taking War Seriously: The Case for Constitutional Implementation of Jus ad Bellum,” Foundations of International Law Conference, University of Pennsylvania Law School, April 2010.
Discussant, panel on “Trajectories of Japanese Law,” Association of Asian Studies Conference, Philadelphia, March 2010.
“National Security Implications of Climate Change,” Guest lecture, graduate course in Global Sustainability and Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, November 2009.
Moderator for panel on use of surveillance and vérité street video in the judicial system, Annual Video and Visual Advocacy Conference, University of Pennsylvania Law School, October 2009.
“Returning to the Vanguard: A New Model for Japan’s Article 9,” Law & Society Association Conference, Denver, May 2009.
“Glimmers of Hope: Equality Rights in Japanese Courts,” Law & Society Association Conference, Denver, May 2009.
“Sheathing the Sword of War: Law and the Constraints on the Use of Armed Force,” Toward Critical Mass: Conference on International, Transnational and Comparative Law, University of Toronto, January 2009.