Military Law expert Chris Jenks, an assistant professor at SMU Dedman School of Law and director of the Criminal Justice Clinic, spoke Oct. 24 at the United Nations headquarters in New York City. His topic, “Protection of the Environment: An Operational Perspective,” was part of a seminar on armed conflict and the environment hosted by a Special Rapporteur for the U.N.’s International Law Commission.
Lt. Col. Jenks (U.S. Army-ret.) is a decorated military officer who has served as a Judge Advocate in Korea and Iraq and also as chief of the Army’s International Law Branch at the Pentagon. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisJenks_SMU.