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The Army Lawyer 2020 Issue 3 - The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center & School
The Army Lawyer | Issue 3 2020
The War for Talent
By Major General Stuart W. Risch andLieutenant Colonel Aaron L. Lykling | Right now, there is a law student out there—one who is driven to succeed and to serve a higher calling, but wondering...
Everyone Is a Recruiter
By Colonel Steven M. Ranieri | “What about being a lawyer in the Army?” He asked me. “I didn’t know you can do that,” I replied. “It wasn’t on the preference list that my ROTC instructor...
Five Korean-American Female Soldiers at TJAGLCS
By Fred L. Borch III | While virtually all men, women, and children living in the United States have ancestors who immigrated here, an unusual coincidence has brought five American women with...
First Female First Sergeant Duo at TJAGLCS
By Fred L. Borch III | For the first time in Regimental history, there are two female First Sergeants (1SGs) at The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School (TJAGLCS): 1SG Cierra J....
The Education of an Idealist
By Colonel Susan K. McConnell | The Bat Cave, John [Prendergast] explained to me, is inside each of our heads—either a place of great stillness, or, on other occasions, a place where bats fly...
Law and the Morality of War Today in Henry V
By Captain Anthony A. Contrada | Henry V, the popular and enduring historical play composed by William Shakespeare centuries ago, portrays King Henry V’s campaign of 1415 to (re)take France...
A Voice for the Victim
By Captain Chrissy L. Schwennsen | You are driving to physical training (PT) early in the morning when the Special Victim Counsel (SVC) duty phone rings. It’s an old-style flip phone with a...
Rethinking Fraternization Regulations
By Major Brian D. Lohnes | On 6 November 2014, the Army republished Army Regulation (AR) 600-20, Army Command Policy.1 As part of the revision to the regulation, the provisions governing...
Why We Stay
By First Lieutenant Laura D. Jungreis, Major Elizabeth W. Boggs, and Colonel Nicholas F. Lancaster | Editor’s note: Three judge advocates in different stages of their careers were asked...
ROTC Outreach Done Right
By Colonel William M. Stephens | Recruiting is critical to ensure the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps remains strong and attracts the best candidates. The Reserve Officer Training Corps...
Tort Liability and the Pandemic Response
By Major Richard J. Connaroe II | An Army Reserve doctor calls the time of death for yet another novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patient at the Lincoln Family Hospital in the Bronx.1...
Navigating Military Justice in Deployed Environments
By Lieutenant Colonel Katherine S. Gowel, Major Lance E. Clark, Major Jeffrey L. Rothstein, Major Megan A. Herriford, Major Simone L. Jack, Major Kyle V. Burgamy, and Sergeant Keith E. Sayko...
The Supreme Court's About-Face in Greer v. Spock
By Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Andrew J. Smith | For military practitioners, the Supreme Court case of Greer v. Spock has become an important decision, standing for the proposition that...
Reforming Bid Protests
By Colonel Eugene Y. Kim | On 25 August 2015, the U.S. Army selected the Oshkosh Corporation for award of a low-rate initial production (LRIP) contract, valued at approximately $6.7 billion,...
When the Plain Language is Plainly Wrong
By Major Joseph H. Wheeler III | Too often, military justice practitioners find themselves in the awkward position of realizing at trial that they have a different understanding from that of...