Book Review by Mr. Brian Cox, Captain (Ret), USA. Despite any perceived flaws and limitations, the DoD Law of War Manual offers a consolidated collection of commentary on a vast array of topics involving the law of war.Read More »
The Reporter is published by The Judge Advocate General’s School (AFJAGS) for the Office of The Judge Advocate General, United States Air Force.
Contributions from all readers are invited. Items are welcomed on any area of the law, legal practice, or procedure that would be of interest to members of The Judge Advocate General’s Corps.
Book Review By Maj Christopher Stein, USAF. Crazy Horse and Custer is an apologia for the military justice system and the Judge Advocate General’s Corps.Read More »
By Mr. Thomas G. Becker, Col (Ret), USAF. Media accounts of the events surrounding Col Bohannon’s decision not to sign the certificate of appreciation for his retiring noncommissioned officer’s same-sex spouse aren’t clear. After consulting several sources, this is my understanding of what happened.Read More »
By Capt Balaji Narain & Capt Dustin Banks. Intended to be an initial reference when conducting investigations or shepherding NJPs in a joint environment. By flagging the most salient distinctions between the services’ rules, our goal is to help the JAG practitioner keep an eye out for potential pitfalls.Read More »
By Col James Young, USAF (Ret). This article examines the historical context of R.C.M. 905, its newly enacted standard, and recommends changes to conform more closely to federal civilian practice.Read More »
By Lt Col Charles Warren. What good is being a subject matter expert in the administration of military justice if you cannot convince your colleagues, your commanders, and when it comes down to it, the court-martial members, that your application of the law is not only the correct one, but the just one.Read More »