Monday, 20 May 2019

Civil Law Articles

Civil Law – Civil law disciplines are interwoven with the acquisition, operation, protection, and preservation of the force and its people, funds, weapon systems, materiel, and installations

Military Sexual Assault Testimony

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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

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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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Nothing Says ‘I Love You’ Like a Contract

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By Capt Matthew Ormsbee. As legal assistance attorneys and paralegals, we draft our clients’ requested estate planning documents, oversee document execution, and generally consider our work done. But it is also our job to ensure that clients’ later efforts to use their estate documents are as painless as possible.

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The Air Force SVC Program: The First Five Years

Special Victims’ Counsel

By Lt Col Rhea Lagano, Maj Sarah Edmundson, and Maj L. Dustin Grant. January 2017 marked the four-year anniversary of the Air Force Special Victims’ Counsel (SVC) program’s formal establishment…. As the Air Force SVC program enters its fifth year, this article will review the SVC program development...

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