Sunday, 17 November 2019

Tag Archives: legal

“WHY WE FIGHT”

Mock trial setting at The Judge Advocate General's School

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

Concept illustration of a robot holding legal scales

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

Judge's courtroom bench

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

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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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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