The 2013 GI Rights Network conference, held in Santa Cruz, CA, from March 7 through 10, once again was an opportunity to witness the strong bonds between MLTF and the network of (mostly) lay volunteers that staff the GI Rights Hotline with…Read More »
This panel on “Independent Journalism on War, Conflict and Human Rights” took place at the 2013 National Conference on Media Reform in Denver, on Saturday April 6. Marjorie Cohn, who is a member of MLTF and former president of the National Lawyers…Read More »
The Service Women’s Action Network has announced its Provider of the Year Award and one of the two recipients is our own Kathleen Gilberd! Kathy has been active with the Military Law Task Force for many years, and in 2012 was appointed…Read More »
Michael Gaffney, one of the founders of the MLTF and a long-time member, passed away last month. Michael served on the Task Force steering committee for a number of years, was a frequent contributor to On Watch, and could always be counted…Read More »
We are sad to announce that MLTF Secretary and Steering Committee Member, Karen Detamore passed away yesterday. In honor of her legacy, we are sharing this remembrance shared by the Philadelphia NLG Chapter: Friends, as many of you have heard, our dearest friend, mentor…Read More »
The Russia Today network hosted a debate on US Army whistleblower Bradley Manning. They invited MLTF Chair James M. Branum, of Oklahoma City, to join the panel to argue on behalf of Private Manning. Other participants included Bob Meola in Berkeley, CA…Read More »
SAN FRANCISCO – On November 15, a workshop will be held on servicemembers’ right to protest and related issues. Sponsored by Bay Area Military Law Panel of the National Lawyers Guild, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Veterans for Peace, the GI Rights Hotline – SF, Courage to Resist, and Swords to Plowshares. Panelists will include Steve Collier, Teresa Panepinto, Rai Sue Sussman, and Jane Kaplan will serve as moderator.