The Yale Law Journal

Jane Y. Chong


Targeting the Twenty-First-Century Outlaw

Jane Y. Chong

122 Yale L.J. 724 (2012).

This Note proposes using outlawry proceedings to bring legitimacy to the government’s targeted killing regime. Far from clearly contrary to the letter and spirit of American due process, outlawry endured for centuries at English common law and was used to sanction lethal for…