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National Lawyers Guild Submits Comments for Improving Military Justice System to Department of Defense Military Justice Review Group

By | 06/30/2014

NEW YORK — The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) today submitted comments to the Defense Department’s Military Justice Review Group as part of its comprehensive review of the military justice system. Recommendations to improve the system include eliminating the “convening authority” as the near-absolute…Read More »

MLTF’s James Branum interviewed by Amy Goodman on Democracy Now!

By | 06/04/2014

MLTF member (and past co-chair) James M. Branum, an attorney in Oklahoma City, was a guest on Democracy Now! to talk about Bowe Bergdahl and the legal rights of war resisters. “There Were No Good Options”: Bergdahl Should Get Honorable Discharge, Says Lawyer.…Read More »

Vieques: 10 years after U.S. bombing ends, struggle for justice in Puerto Rico continues

By | 10/02/2013

By Helen Jaccard and David Swanson Originally published in the September 2013 issue of On Watch, the MLTF quarterly newsletter. Ten years ago May 1, the people of Vieques, Puerto Rico, and their supporters defeated the most powerful military machine ever, through…Read More »