Dycushttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/People/DispForm.aspx?ID=13DycusStephen DycusProfessor of Law<img alt="" src="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/people/Dycus_Stephen.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />LLM, Harvard University, 1976LLB, Southern Methodist University, 1965BA, Southern Methodist University, 1963802-831-1292SDYCUS@vermontlaw.edu<p>Professor Stephen Dycus is an internationally recognized authority on national security law and environmental law. The courses he has taught at Vermont Law School include Public International Law, National Security Law, Estates, Property, and Water Law. He was founding chair of the National Security Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools. He is the lead author of "National Security Law" (the field's leading casebook) and "Counterterrorism Law", and he was founding co-editor in chief of the <em>Journal of National Security Law & Policy</em>.</p> <p>Professor Dycus earned his BA degree in 1963 and his LLB degree in 1965 from Southern Methodist University. He served as a bank trust officer in Texas and then as assistant dean at Southern Methodist University Law School. He earned his LLM degree in 1976 from Harvard University. He has been a faculty member at Vermont Law School since 1976. He was a visiting scholar at the University of California at Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law in 1983-84 and at the Natural Resources Defense Council in Washington, D.C., in 1991. He was a visiting professor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point from 1991 to 1992 and at Petrozavodsk State University in Karelia, Russia, in 1997. He served on the Vermont Water Resources Board for four years, was a consultant to the U.S. Department of Energy on clean up of nuclear weapons complexes, and was a member of a National Academies committee on cyber warfare. He is a member of the American Law Institute.</p>GP0|#9d10b24e-9abc-4c17-801a-2c8b5f196af0;L0|#09d10b24e-9abc-4c17-801a-2c8b5f196af0|Environmental Enforcement and Regulation;GTSet|#d472df4a-bfc1-44e1-aba0-d9d3ce47ddf9;GP0|#e0a8b097-6423-48ae-85e9-7b36445c85bf;L0|#0e0a8b097-6423-48ae-85e9-7b36445c85bf|International and Comparative Law;GP0|#f31fad0c-491d-4915-beef-26e2d866c2fd;L0|#0f31fad0c-491d-4915-beef-26e2d866c2fd|National Security;GP0|#09fa4b92-9ad9-4626-9d43-1ce2e2667a8a;L0|#009fa4b92-9ad9-4626-9d43-1ce2e2667a8a|Property Law;GP0|#43451e85-4fc8-473c-9573-d55cae6406b4;L0|#043451e85-4fc8-473c-9573-d55cae6406b4|Water Rights and Allocation;GP0|#bb17ad26-6a14-4509-9538-65dd1edbef15;L0|#0bb17ad26-6a14-4509-9538-65dd1edbef15|Wills and TrustsGP0|#84094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97;L0|#084094f35-8eaa-4481-b414-8bc4beec3f97|Faculty;GTSet|#f56df0fa-9bdb-4e22-abac-ddf5f696a71d;GPP|#d56ffc52-3a80-49e2-95fd-f49b2d4639a1<a href="http://www-assets.vermontlaw.edu/Assets/directories/FacultyDocuments/DycusStephen_CV.pdf" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="/_layouts/15/IMAGES/icpdf.png" />Curriculum Vitae</a>Estates; Independent Research Project; National Security Law

Biography

Biography

Publications

Publications

 

 

Counterterrorism Lawhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2853Counterterrorism Law<div class="ExternalClassB330E7803A474DBCBB9FDA0513EAAC68"> COUNTERTERRORISM LAW, 3rd ed. (with William C. Banks, Peter Raven-Hansen & Stephen I. Vladeck) (New York: Aspen Publishers 2016) (under contract).​</div>2853Publication
National Security Lawhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2852National Security Law<div class="ExternalClassBAF80CE106F04F4C86770233E8C8C15B"> NATIONAL SECURITY LAW, 6th ed. (with Arthur L. Berney, William C. Banks, Peter Raven- Hansen & Stephen I. Vladeck) (New York: Aspen Publishers 2016) (under contract).​ </div>2852Publication
Soldiers in the Streets: The Military at Home in 21st Century Americahttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3079Soldiers in the Streets: The Military at Home in 21st Century America<div class="ExternalClass9B7FD9A3FDA14231A8A4921DC48014A5"><div>SOLDIERS IN THE STREETS: THE MILITARY AT HOME IN 21ST CENTURY AMERICA (with William C. Banks) (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press 2015) (under contract).​</div></div>3079Publication
Soldiers in the Streets: The Military in 21st Century Americahttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2663Soldiers in the Streets: The Military in 21st Century America<div class="ExternalClassC9E41D13EE5747758206E18B6AAC17F9"><p>​<em>Soldiers in the Streets: The Military in 21st Century America</em>, with William C. Banks (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press 2015) (under contract).</p></div>2663Publication
2013-2014 Supplement for National Security Law (5th ed.) and Counterterrorism Law (2nd ed.)http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=26642013-2014 Supplement for National Security Law (5th ed.) and Counterterrorism Law (2nd ed.)<div class="ExternalClassF97C777F345248D98987B6DC72C0C86A"><p>​<em>2013-2014 Supplement for National Security Law (5th ed.) and Counterterrorism Law (2nd ed.)</em>, with William C. Banks, Peter Raven-Hansen, and Stephen I. Vladeck (New York: Aspen Publishers 2013).</p></div>2664Publication
2012-2013 Supplement for National Security Law (5th ed.) and Counterterrorism Law (2nd ed.)http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=26652012-2013 Supplement for National Security Law (5th ed.) and Counterterrorism Law (2nd ed.)<div class="ExternalClassD47FF7459DFE499B878EB35C7D325469"><p>​2012-2013 Supplement for National Security Law (5th ed.) and Counterterrorism Law (2nd ed.)</em>, with William C. Banks, Peter Raven-Hansen, and Stephen I. Vladeck (New York: Aspen Publishers 2013).</p></div>2665Publication
Teacher's Manual for Counterterrorism Law, 2nd Ed.http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3080Teacher's Manual for Counterterrorism Law, 2nd Ed.<div class="ExternalClass4D0A03DE2B3546739EF604B541056B8A"><div>TEACHER’S MANUAL FOR COUNTERTERRORISM LAW, 2ND ED. (with William C. Banks & Peter Raven-Hansen) (New York: Aspen Publishers 2012)​.</div></div>3080Publication
Counterterrorism Lawhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2674Counterterrorism Law<div class="ExternalClassDF95CD9251A8499DB315EE6AFDE021D5"> <em>Counterterrorism Law</em>​, with William C. Banks and Peter Raven-Hansen (2d. ed. New York: Aspen Publishers 2012).​​ </div>2674Publication
Teacher's Manual for National Security Law (5th ed.)http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2666Teacher's Manual for National Security Law (5th ed.)<div class="ExternalClassEFF9B23160244419AC1BFB33BF550ABC"> <em>Teacher's Manual for National Security Law (5th ed.)</em>, with William C. Banks and Peter Raven-Hansen (New York: Aspen Publishers 2012).</div> 2666Publication
Congress's Role in Cyber Warfarehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3082Congress's Role in Cyber Warfare<div class="ExternalClassDDD47B8FC15A4AAEAEDB5962B6A1B345"><div><em>Congress’s Role in Cyber Warfare</em>, 4 J. NAT’L SECURITY L. & POL’Y 155 (2010).​​</div></div>3082Publication
2010-2011 Supplement for National Security Law, 4th Ed.http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=30812010-2011 Supplement for National Security Law, 4th Ed.<div class="ExternalClassEE16405A48A84D279C32B5870FD43C8F"><div>2010-2011 SUPPLEMENT FOR NATIONAL SECURITY LAW (4TH ED.) AND COUNTERTERRORISM LAW (with William C. Banks & Peter Raven-Hansen) (New York: Aspen Publishers 2010).​</div></div>3081Publication
Do Americans Need to Give Up More Privacy to Be Safer?http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=3084Do Americans Need to Give Up More Privacy to Be Safer?<div class="ExternalClassD0ECA0EFA5694B678B4794F4356FBE6C"><div>Do Americans Need to Give Up More Privacy to Be Safer? and other essays, 35 WM. MITCHELL L. REV. 5031 (2009)​.</div></div>3084Publication
2009-2010 Supplement for National Security Law, 4th Ed.http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=30832009-2010 Supplement for National Security Law, 4th Ed.<div class="ExternalClass8D52A100BA63457CA98A698B91BE4497"><div>2009-2010 SUPPLEMENT FOR NATIONAL SECURITY LAW (4TH ED.) AND COUNTERTERRORISM LAW (with William C. Banks & Peter Raven-Hansen) (New York: Aspen Publishers 2009).​</div></div>3083Publication

Presentations

Presentations

 

 

Military Responses to the Effects of Climate Changehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2659Military Responses to the Effects of Climate Change<div class="ExternalClass1ABAF28455694952A7CE65D74680D7D0"><p>​"Military Responses to the Effects of Climate Change," <em>Vermont Journal of Environmental Law Symposium</em>, "Rising Temps and Emerging Threats: The Intersection of Climate Change and National Security in the 21st Century," Vermont Law School, October 25, 2013.</p></div>2659Presentation
Moderatorhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2660Moderator<div class="ExternalClass97B02D3F327944AE9A263FA9EA2E26F8"><p>​Moderator, <em>3rd Annual Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship</em>, Vermont Law School, October 11, 2013.</p></div>2660Presentation
The Scholar's Role in a Dangerous World: A New Look at Military Detention of Civilianshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2661The Scholar's Role in a Dangerous World: A New Look at Military Detention of Civilians<div class="ExternalClass3A71AF0F084540B0A690057453B199A2"><p>"The Scholar's Role in a Dangerous World: A New Look at Military Detention of Civilians,"<br />The Richard O. Brooks Faculty Scholarship Prize Lecture, Vermont Law School, April 22, 2010.</p></div>2661Presentation
Defense Planning for a Warmer Planethttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2662Defense Planning for a Warmer Planet<div class="ExternalClassC9B4534B4A6649A59DFB0C9E566028F8"><p>​"Defense Planning for a Warmer Planet,"<br />Conference on National Security Challenges and the Obama Administration, Duke University Law School, April 16, 2010.</p></div>2662Presentation

Awards & Accomplishments

Awards & Accomplishments

​Awards, Honors & Grants

 

 

Vermont Law School Richard Brooks Faculty Scholarship Prizehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2675Vermont Law School Richard Brooks Faculty Scholarship Prize<div class="ExternalClassE1DF808BA18E47879653212FCDFA3CE6"><p>​Vermont Law School Richard Brooks Faculty Scholarship Prize, 2008 - 2010​</p></div>2675Award, Honor or Grant

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Chair, Environmental Law Section, Association of American Law Schools, 1984-85.http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2673Chair, Environmental Law Section, Association of American Law Schools, 1984-85.<div class="ExternalClass6F12701DFB274189B7AAF92CF5A4CDE0"><p>​Chair, Environmental Law Section, Association of American Law Schools, 1984-85.</p></div>2673Affiliation
Consultant, United States Department of Energy, 1998-2001.http://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2672Consultant, United States Department of Energy, 1998-2001.<div class="ExternalClass790076F4058B4626AA371DEC9E78E3CB"><p>​Consultant, United States Department of Energy, 1998-2001.</p></div>2672Affiliation
Journal of National Security Law and Policyhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Accomplishments Activities/DispForm.aspx?ID=2671Journal of National Security Law and Policy<div class="ExternalClass5EBC7BD72AE14D84BF28972000DF1C91"><p>​Co-editor in Chief, <em>Journal of National Security Law &amp; Policy</em>, 2004-2008.</p></div>2671Affiliation