Jason D. Wright

US military lawyer

Jason D. Wright, Esq. is a trained US military lawyer with experience advising on the laws of armed conflict and international human rights law. After serving from 2007 through 2008 as a staff legal adviser and aide-de-camp to a commanding general in Iraq during the height of the multinational counterinsurgency campaign, Mr Wright prepared this article in furtherance of a master of studies in international human rights law from the University of Oxford.

  • ‘Excessive’ ambiguity: analysing and refining the proportionality standard

    This article analyses the jus in bello proportionality standard under international humanitarian law to assist judge advocates and practitioners in achieving a measure of clarity as to what constitutes ‘excessive’ collateral damage when planning or executing an attack on a legitimate military objective when incidental harm to civilians is expected.