Tag: Conscientious Objection

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 »

Marines implement new standards for conscientious objectors

By | 09/09/2013

By Bill Galvin In a new version of Marine Corps Order (MCO) 1306.16, issued in June of this year, the Department of the Navy, Marine Corps Headquarters, heightened the evidentiary standard a conscientious objector (CO) must meet. This reissue rescinds the previous…Read More »

You might find it difficult to leave the Army

By | 09/22/2009

By Marti and Luke Hiken NLG Military Law Task Force Steering Committee Members For an active duty GI or reservist to get out of the military during peacetime is rather difficult. During wartime, especially during a period of an unjustified war of…Read More »