Monday, 20 May 2019

Spotlight

“WHY WE FIGHT”

Mock trial setting at The Judge Advocate General's School. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Donna L. Burnett/cleared)

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.

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Autonomous Weapons Need Autonomous Lawyers

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By Col Walter “Frank” Coppersmith. Timely adoption of AI inside today’s U.S. Air Force legal practice will be essential for attorneys trying to keep pace with clients and organizations now operating at Internet speed and cloud computing scale.

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Military Sexual Assault Testimony

Courtroom. Stock Photo © iStock.com/ftwitty

By Maj Douglas DeVore II. The following describes a specific case where the federal officer removal statute was implicated through the creative use by civilian counsel. This article sets forth considerations that JAGs should consider when analyzing a case that implicates multiple jurisdictions.

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Advising the Undocumented Military Spouse

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Logo and American Flag. Stock image © iStock.com/VIPDesignUSA

By Capt Aaron Petty. Although both parole in place and DACA may offer the undocumented military spouse peace of mind, legal assistance attorneys should ensure clients fully understand the benefits and limitations of each type of relief, as well as the eligibility criteria for both.

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