The Army Lawyer | Issue 4 2020View PDF
By Lieutenant General Charles N. Pede | “But, Sir…”What Does Principled
Counsel Look Like in Action?“Sir, you can’t fire on that target!”
By Nick Lovegrove | A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan
an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet,
balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone,...
By Command Sergeant Major Michael J. Bostic | Teammates, you have asked me
recently, “How do you feel about racism, social injustice, police
brutality, discrimination, and inequality in America...
By Fred L. Borch III | Warrant officers (WO) have served alongside Army
lawyers as early as the 1920s, but were not officially a part of what was
previously known as the Judge Advocate...
By David E. Graham | It was the fall of 1974, and I was teaching a class in
International Law to the Advance Course—now, the Graduate Course. As was
the case for all U.S. Army The Judge...
By Captain Amanda L. Perry | In January 2020, when the novel coronavirus
(COVID-19) began sweeping across mainland China and the world quickly
thereafter, command teams immediately started to...
By Major Jack B. Cohen | The concept of a profession is rooted in a field
of expert knowledge coupled with the trust society instills in the
profession in exchange for internal regulation and...
By Colonel Terri J. Erisman | It is an unfortunate reality that some
complaints are filed for wicked reasons. Every Soldier has a powerful voice
to correct wrongs, and individuals have multiple...
By Professor Matthew J. Festa and Lieutenant Colonel Patrick M. Walsh |
Military lawyers often have valuable experiences and original ideas that
could make important contributions to the law,...
By Major Meghan E. Mahaney | You are the newest trial attorney in the
Army’s Contract and Fiscal Law Division (KFLD). You’ve gotten up to speed
on all the ongoing cases you inherited upon your...
By Major Patrick R. Sandys | Our sons and daughters of this nation deserve
good leadership. If you look at readiness, if you look at combat power, the
most important element of that is not...
By Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Benjamin K. Grimes | [The no-contact rule]
contributes to the proper functioning of the legal system by protecting a
person who has chosen to be represented by a...
By Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey A. Gilberg, Major Michelle E. Borgnino, Major
Robert E. Murdough, and Major Angel M. Overgaard | In 2017, Lieutenant
General (LTG) Charles N. Pede, The Judge...
By Colonel (Retired) Lorianne M. Campanella | As the Regiment looks back,
it is remarkable to think about how the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG)
Corps was catapulted into the deep, complex, and...
By Major General (Retired) Thomas J. Romig | The concept of judge advocates
providing principled counsel has long been part of the culture of our Judge
Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps, even...
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