Legal adviser

A special adviser who must be available to counsel military commanders at the appropriate level on the application of the law of armed conflict and on teaching the armed forces the rules of armed conflict.

See Implementation;





Suggested readings:
CAYCI Sadi, “Legal Advisor in the Armed Forces: How to Practice as a Good Legal Advisor”, in RDMDG, Vol. 38/1-4, 1999, pp. 333-340.
DUTLI Maria Teresa, “Implementation of International Humanitarian Law: Activities of Qualified Personnel in Peacetime”, in IRRC, No. 292, May 1996, 7 pp.
FLECK Dieter, “The Employment of Legal Advisors and Teachers of Law in the Armed Forces”, in IRRC, No. 145, April 1973, pp. 173-180.
YBEMA Seerp B., “Between Conscience and Obedience: The role of the Legal Adviser in the Political Decision-Making Process with Regard to Military Operations”, in Crisis Management and Humanitarian Protection: Festschrift für Dieter Fleck, Berlin, Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag, 2004, pp. 711-718.
Further reading:
DRAPER Gerald I.A.D, “Role of Legal Advisers in Armed Forces”, in IRRC, No. 202, January 1978, pp. 6-17.