Tag: Volume 31

‘On Watch: Critical Perspectives in Military Law’ Volume 31, 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 »