“ That’s long been a worry about these cyber operations, that unless there’s at least enough sharing or agreement on those rules of the road, we might end up stumbling into a conflict. ”
Duncan B. Hollis is the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Law at Temple Law School. His scholarship engages with issues of international law, interpretation, and cybersecurity, with a particular emphasis on treaties, norms, and other forms of international regulation. Hollis is currently a non-resident Scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and an elected member of the American Law Institute, where he served as an Adviser on its project to draft a Fourth Restatement on the Foreign Relations Law of the United States. In 2016, he was elected by the General Assembly of the Organization of the American States to a four-year term on the OAS’s Inter-American Juridical Committee. There, he has served as the Rapporteur on binding and non-binding agreements as well as the Rapporteur on improving the transparency of State views on international law’s application to cyberspace. Hollis has also served as a Senior Fellow at Melbourne Law School, a Visiting Professor at LUISS Università Guido Carli, and a Visiting Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House. For more than a decade he was a regular contributor to the international law blog, Opinio Juris. Professor Hollis’s books include The Oxford Guide to Treaties (OUP, 2nd ed., 2020), International Law (with Allen Weiner), and Defending Democracies: Combatting Foreign Election Interference in a Digital Age (OUP, 2020). His articles have appeared in various journals and books.