Associate Professor David Letts is Director of the Military Law Program, and Director of the Centre for Military and Security Law, at the ANU College of Law. He arrived at ANU in late 2012 after a career of more than three decades in the Royal Australian Navy.
David’s research interests centre upon the application of legal regimes to military operations, and he has written on topics including military justice, law of the sea, the law of naval warfare, international humanitarian law and the legal issues which arise on peacekeeping operations.
Since joining the ANU College of Law David has been a regular public commentator on government policy which affects the legality of Australian military operations and his opinion is regularly sought by the media.
Director, Military Law Program, ANU College of Law
Director, Centre for Military and Security Law, ANU College of Law
Member, International Institute of Humanitarian Law, San Remo, Italy
Member, Australian Red Cross (ACT Branch) IHL Committee