Category: On Watch Content

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 »

What’s new in Conscientious Objector law?

By | 06/18/2014

By Deborah H. Karpatkin The years 2005-2011 saw a number of federal court cases considering habeas corpus applications from military conscientious objectors.  These cases were ably considered in Steve Collier’s excellent article in the March 2011 issue of On Watch. Today, with…Read More »

Military Law and the New NDAA

By | 03/12/2014

Changes include sexual assault reform, repeal of sodomy ban, numerous other important updates to UCMJ, court-martial procedure. This article first appeared in the March 2014 issue of On Watch, MLTF’s quarterly newsletter and military law journal.  The new National Defense Authorization Act…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 »