John Robert Cherry, J.D., LL.M.

Military Professor Stockton Center for International Law
Lt. Col., U.S. Marine Corps
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Lt. Col. Cherry was commissioned in August 1997. He has served in a variety of assignments including Deputy Legal Counsel, Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Staff Judge Advocate, 2d Marine Logistics Group; and Assistant Professor of International and Operational Law and Vice Chair, The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School. In 2004, he deployed to Guantanamo Bay serving as Legal Advisor for the Combat Status Review Tribunals. In 2010, Lt. Col. Cherry deployed to Delaram, Afghanistan, as the Regimental Judge Advocate for 2d Marine Regiment.

Areas of Expertise

  • International Law


LL.M., The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School

J.D., Dickinson School of Law

B.A., Franklin & Marshall College, Theology and Religious Studies

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Related Credentials

U.S. Group of the International Society of Military Law and Law of War

Research Contributions and Publications

External Memberships and Associations

International Society of Military Law and Law of War

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