Month: March 2016

When the Mother’s Military Status Punishes the Child: Supreme Court Watch on the Feres Doctrine and the Ortiz Case

By | 03/01/2016

by Deborah H. Karpatkin Published in the Winter 2016 issue of On Watch. According to a recent decision by the Tenth Circuit in Ortiz v. U.S. ex rel. Evans Army Community Hosp.,[1] the child of a servicemember mother injured in utero can’t bring…Read More »

Women in Combat: A historical and political analysis of “change” in the U.S. Armed Forces  

By | 03/01/2016

By Kathy Johnson and David Gespass Published in the Winter 2015 issue of On Watch Despite dramatic changes in social mores and subsequent legislative reforms, capitalism generally, and the U.S. version in particular, has shown a remarkable ability to adapt and morph in the…Read More »