Michel Paradis is an international and constitutional litigator presently with the United States Department of Defense. The views expressed are his own and do not reflect the views of the Department of Defense, the United States government, or any agency or instrumentality thereof. In addition, he serves as a lecturer at Columbia Law School and as an adjunct professor of law Georgetown. He is the author of a forthcoming history of war crimes trials in the Pacific during World War II, due out from Simon & Schuster in 2018. Twitter: @MDParadis.