Tag: court martial

Court-Martial: How Military Justice Has Shaped America from the Revolution to 9/11 and Beyond

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series  On Watch 28.1 Spring 2017

Book Review Court-Martial: How Military Justice Has Shaped America from the Revolution to 9/11 and Beyond by Mr. Chris Bray, US Army Infantry Sergeant & PhD in History from UCLA. The United States came into existence at a time when the laws…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 »

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 »

Verdict in Manning Case Slow Death for Democracy

By | 07/30/2013

Op-Ed for MLTF [Update]: In a public statement issued on 8/22/13, Pvt. Manning disclosed that her name is now Chelsea Manning, and that she is a female. Going forward, we will honor her request to use her new name and appropriate pronouns, in support…Read More »

Military (In)Justice: Real problems, phony answers (Op-Ed)

By | 05/10/2013

This article is an official statement of the Military Law Task Force and represents its views. The author is a founder of the Task Force, and currently serves on its steering committee. In the aftermath of the reports that Air Force Lt.…Read More »