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  • Court-Martial for Retirees Under UCMJ Article 2 is Unconstitutional, Rules NMCCA
    Court-Martial for Retirees Under UCMJ Article 2 is Unconstitutional, Rules NMCCA

    In a surprising decision that will send shockwaves throughout the military criminal justice system , the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals (NMCCA) has held that it is unconstitutional to use ...

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  • How to Avoid the Minefields of Military Justice, Issue 3
    How to Avoid the Minefields of Military Justice, Issue 3

    There are so many things to talk about regarding alcohol. Quite a few of my cases root issues stem directly from too much alcohol. Sleeping behind the steering wheel after you have had too much to ...

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  • Uniform Code of Military Justice Updates, Effective January 1st, 2019
    Uniform Code of Military Justice Updates, Effective January 1st, 2019

    With the enactment of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a series of Uniform Code of Military Justice ( UCMJ ) updates have been implemented on January 1 st , 2019. The late John ...

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  • UCMJ Should Be Used More Often for Discipline, Says Secretary of Defense Mattis
    UCMJ Should Be Used More Often for Discipline, Says Secretary of Defense Mattis

    In a recent memo released to the public from the desk of United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis, the Uniform Code of Military Justice ( UCMJ ) should be relied upon more often to discipline ...

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  • CAAF Approves Review of Article 2(a)(3) & Reserve Jurisdiction Problem
    CAAF Approves Review of Article 2(a)(3) & Reserve Jurisdiction Problem

    A reservist of the United States Armed Forces must still comply with the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), as long as they are performing a duty that directly coincides with their reservist ...

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  • Appellate Court Decision Defines Interrogation Protections for Soldiers
    Appellate Court Decision Defines Interrogation Protections for Soldiers

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces recently ruled in a critical matter of constitutional rights and statutory provisions regarding remaining silent during interrogations. The ...

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