Tag: Conscientious Objection

On Watch Summer 2017 issue now available

By | 07/30/2017

The Summer 2017 issue of On Watch: Critical Perspectives on Military Law is now available to the general public. Members and paid subscribers get early access to On Watch. Join now. Online articles are hyperlinked; the PDF version can be downloaded using…Read More »

New Air Force CO Instruction

By | 06/30/2017
This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series  On Watch 28.2 Summer 2017

This entry is part of On Watch 28.2 Summer 2017by Bill Galvin In April the Air Force issued a new conscientious objector Instruction (AFI 36-3204). While the Summary of Changes states, “This publication has been substantially revised and requires a complete review,”…Read More »

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 »

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 »