SMU Faculty Experts

Christopher Jenks

Director of the Criminal Justice Clinic
Assistant Professor of Law

Assistant Law Professor Christopher Jenks teaches and writes on the law of armed conflict and criminal justice.

A West Point graduate, Jenks is the co-author of a law of armed conflict textbook (The Law of Armed Conflict: An Operational Perspective), co-editor of a forthcoming war crimes casebook, and served as a peer reviewer of the Talinn Manual on the international law applicable to cyber warfare. He has published articles on drones, child soldiers, extraordinary rendition, law of war based detention, targeting and government contractors. He has also spoken on those same topics at universities and institutes in Australia, Italy, Brazil, South Africa and the U.S., and with the militaries of the Republic of Yemen and several different European and African countries.

Christopher Jenks in the News

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