John H. McNeill
Senior Deputy General Counsel at the United States Department of Defense
was Senior Deputy General Counsel at the United States Department of Defense. He sadly died on 26 October 1996, and Commander Ronald D. Neubauer, Judge Advocate General's Corps, US Navy, one of his associate deputy general counsels, completed this article. Mr McNeill was an advocate and Commander Neubauer was a counsel on behalf of the United States in the Nuclear Weapons Cases . The views expressed in this article are the authors', and do not reflect the official policy or position of the Department of Defense, the Department of the Navy, or the US government.