Category: Military Law Practice & Training

Info and resources for attorneys and law students

Hobby Lobby and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act: new arguments for military Conscientious Objectors?[1]

By | 07/07/2016

By Deborah Karpatkin and Peter Goldberger This article was published in the Spring 2016 issue of On Watch.  Much has been written about the Hobby Lobby cases, both before and after those important June 2014 Supreme Court decisions.[2]  Those favoring robust enforcement…Read More »

Non-Judicial Punishment: Middle Ground Between Admin Proceedings And Courts-Martial

By | 07/09/2014

 This material appeared in the June 2014 issue of On Watch (Volume XXV No.2). The PDF version of the issue is available in the On Watch archive, and a stand-alone memo version is pending.  by James M. Branum In this article I will…Read More »

Memo Update: Representing Servicemembers in Involuntary Discharge Proceedings

By | 11/21/2013

This memo, updated as of Oct. 2013, gives an overview of administrative discharges and procedures for challenging them. It is written for Written for attorneys and counselors, but can also be helpful for servicemembers who are facing involuntary discharge.

Memo: Command Influence

By | 09/22/2009

 A PDF version of this publication, for download and printing, can be found here. Command Influence By Bob Harmon DATE: August 12, 2005 “Command influence is the mortal enemy of military justice.” 1 –US Ct. of Military Appeals, 1986 “The good news…Read More »