Lt. Col. Winston Williams

Lt. Col. Winston Williams

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Winston Williams is a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Law at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York (Winston.williams@usma.edu). Lieutenant Colonel Williams began his military service as an Engineer Officer in 1998 and transitioned to the Judge General’s Corps upon graduation from law school in 2004.  He has served in a number of legal positions advising commanders on criminal law, international law, and administrative law.  In addition, he served as an Associate Professor of International and Operational Law at the Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Lieutenant Colonel Williams holds a LL.M in Military Law from the Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Tennessee College of Law, and a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Florida A&M University.  The views expressed here are his personal views and do not necessarily reflect those of the Department of Defense, the United States Army, the United States Military Academy, or any other department or agency of the United States Government. The analysis presented here stems from his academic research of publicly available sources, not from protected operational information.

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