Author: James M. Branum

About James M. Branum

James M. Branum is a solo attorney who practices military defense law in Oklahoma City. He is also a MLTF steering committee member and is an interfaith minister with the Objector Church, a religious humanist community.

Statement: Overturn of Roe v. Wade’s effects on women in the military and military families

NLG MILITARY LAW TASK FORCE STATEMENT With its disastrous decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court has endangered millions of pregnant people and stripped them of their autonomy and reproductive rights. Twenty-two states have laws or state constitutional provisions already…Read More »

CLE Training: The Limits of the Illegal Orders Defense and Possible Alternative Protections Under Military Law during the 2020 Presidential Election and its aftermath

Topic/Background: During the last four years of the Trump administration, we have seen a growing use of military units in politicized ways against civilian populations in this country, including in the deployments to the US border and the more recent deployments of…Read More »

CLE Training: Help National Guard members avoid deployment against anti-racist protesters in US cities

NOTE: This CLE (continuing legal education) seminar is free to watch at the link below. If you wish to receive a certificate showing you completed the course and CLE credits for attorneys (see below for details), please register at this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArdeygqzguG9H0ltlNBkabnHKNS-E-HI2P…Read More »