Event Title

Tallinn Manual 2.0: Expanding the Laws of Cyber-War

Presenter Information

Eric Jensen


Sutliff Auditorium, 118 Lewis Katz Building

Event Website


Start Date

15-4-2016 10:15 AM

End Date

15-4-2016 11:15 AM

Speaker Bio

Eric Jensen is currently a professor of law at Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School, where he teaches and writes in the areas of public international law, criminal law, and national security law. Jensen was one of the group of attorneys who prepared the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare, and is currently working on the follow-on to the Tallinn Manual, dealing with cyber operations more generally. Jensen is co-author of The Law of Armed Conflict: An Operational Perspective, The Laws of War and the War on Terror and National Security Law and Policy: a Student Treatise. Jensen is additionally the author of more than 30 law journal publications focusing on international law, national security law, cyber law, and international criminal law.

Prior to joining the BYU law faculty in 2011, Jensen spent two years teaching at Fordham Law School in New York City and 20 years in the U.S. Army as both a cavalry officer and as a judge advocate. During his time as a judge advocate, Jensen served in various positions including as the chief of the Army’s International Law Branch; deputy legal adviser for Task Force Baghdad; professor of international and operational law at The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School; legal adviser to the U.S. contingent of UN Forces deployed to Skopje, Macedonia, as part of UNPREDEP; and legal adviser in Bosnia in support of Operation Joint Endeavor/Guard.

Jensen has a B.A. in International Relations from BYU, a J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School, and LL.M.s from both The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School and Yale Law School.


Apr 15th, 10:15 AM Apr 15th, 11:15 AM

Tallinn Manual 2.0: Expanding the Laws of Cyber-War

Sutliff Auditorium, 118 Lewis Katz Building