Fmr. Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
- What is the history of the U.S.’s involvement with the ICC? (1:59) Audio Video
- Why should the U.S. engage with the ICC? (2:02) Audio Video
- Does the ICC respect and promote American values? (0:57) Audio Video
- Why should the U.S. support and participate with the ICC? (0:25) Audio Video
Professor Everett, one of America's most respected experts on military law, served as chief judge of the United States Court of Military Appeals (now the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces) from 1980 until 1990 and is the founder of the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security at the Duke Law School. He is the author of the textbook Military Justice in the Armed Forces of the United States, and of numerous articles on military law, criminal procedure, evidence and other legal topics. From 1961 to 1964, Professor Everett served part-time as counsel to the Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights of the Senate Judiciary Committee. As a consultant to the Subcommittee during 1964-1966, he participated in studies and hearings that led to the enactment of the Military Justice Act of 1968.
Professor Everett is active in bar and professional associations, having served as president of the Durham County, North Carolina Bar Association; as a member of the North Carolina State Bar Council; as both a member and chair of the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Military Law; and as a member of the Advisory Committee on the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure and Evidence. In 1993, he received the Charles S. Murphy Award for public service from the Duke Law Alumni Association. In 2000, he received the ABA's Morris I. Liebman Award.