Below is our new statement on racism in the military: The Military Law Task Force of the National Lawyers Guild was formed in the 1970s following the work of the Military Law Office during the Vietnam War. The Task Force believes that…Read More »
The MLTF is launching a year-long series of monthly trainings that will serve as an introduction to military law. All instruction will be conducted live via Zoom, but also will be available as recorded presentations for later viewing. The first training, entitled…Read More »
The MLTF is launching a year-long series of monthly trainings that will serve as an introduction to military law for lawyers as well as non-lawyer advocates. All instruction will be conducted live via Zoom, but will later be available as recorded presentations.…Read More »
The MLTF has released the following statement about the DoD’s Dec. 20 release of an updated instruction on extremism in the military: After months of delay and empty promises, the Department of Defense has finally adopted an expanded policy on extremist activity…Read More »
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MLTF membership meeting. The Task Force will meet on Monday, October 18, from 9 a.m. to noon, Pacific time/Noon to 3 p.m. Eastern, to talk about our work and plans for the coming year. Zoom link and other information will be sent…Read More »
By David Gespass What we are now witnessing in Afghanistan is not just Biden’s fault. It certainly appears that the departure was bungled, but the failures in Afghanistan are bipartisan and go back more than forty years. They began with Jimmy Carter…Read More »
The following press release refers to a case in which MLTF member James M. Branum was one of the two attorneys representing Captain Kennedy. Read the National Guard memorandum (PDF): See previous stories on this case at Military Times and on our…Read More »