By Alison Carter This article was published in the Spring 2016 issue of On Watch. This article explores a goldmine of findings in a 1979 federal district court case where an active duty Navy airman, alleging suicidal tendencies, successfully argued for a…Read More »
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. Those favoring robust enforcement…Read More »
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 »
On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, the Urban Justice Center’s Veteran Advocacy Project (VAP) will be holding a free Discharge Upgrade CLE at the New York University School of Law from 9:30AM to 4:30PM. Instructors will include MLTF members David Addlestone (Co-Director NVLSP…Read More »
This memo, updated as of Oct. 2013, gives an overview of administrative discharges and procedures for challenging them. It is written for Written for attorneys and counselors, but can also be helpful for servicemembers who are facing involuntary discharge.
military law task force presents REPRESENTING SERVICEMEMBERS WHO CAN NO LONGER SERVE A CLE presentation In Fayettville, Arkansas Held in conjunction with the annual conference of the GI Rights Network Saturday, June 2, 2012 $25-75 suggested donation for attorneys needing CLE credit…Read More »
A PDF version of this publication, for download and printing, can be found here. Command Influence By Bob Harmon DATE: August 12, 2005 “Command influence is the mortal enemy of military justice.” 1 –US Ct. of Military Appeals, 1986 “The good news…Read More »
MLTF hosts regular CLEs and other workshops at the annual NLG convention. Other trainings, such as for counselors with the GI Rights Hotline are held upon request. MLTF trainers are among the most experienced and knowledgeable military law practitioners in the U.…Read More »