Tag: 2020

NEW POLICY ALLOWS MILITARY MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CLAIMS

BY AARON FRISHBERG When Congress passed, and the president signed, the National Defense Authorization Act of 2020, a bill was included known as the SFC Richard Stayskal Medical Accountability Act. Sergeant Stayskal, for whom the Act was named, was diagnosed with pneumonia…Read More »

On Watch 31.4 Winter 2020

Limits of the Illegal Orders Defense and Possible Alternative Protections Under Military Law DoD Covid-19 Policy Changes New DoD Military Equal Opportunity Instruction and How to Use It Effectively Recognizing and Challenging Racism Within the Military – Trump Strikes Back What’s in…Read More »

On Watch 31.3 Fall 2020

Recognizing and Challenging Racism Within the Military MLTF Statement On Death of Vanessa Guillen National Guard Risks Recruitment Crisis After Its Use Against Protestors DoD Covid-19 Policy Changes Congress and 5th Circuit Court of Appeals Postpone Decisions on Selective Service Justice Delayed,…Read More »

On Watch 31.2 Summer 2020

MLTF Statement on Use of National Guard for Anti-Racism Protests Illegal Use of Military Against Anti-Racist Uprisings Portends Battles Ahead MLTF Statement Regarding Military Policy On Covid-19 U.S. Military Response To Covid-19 Future of the Draft Goes to Congress After National Commission…Read More »

Trump’s Illegal Use of Military Against Anti-Racist Uprisings Portends Battles Ahead

Sidebar: See MLTF Statement on Use of National Guard for Anti-Racism Protests. BY MARJORIE COHN | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AT TRUTHOUT The backlash against Donald Trump’s illegal show of military force against anti-racist protesters compelled him to withdraw the troops — for now.…Read More »