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The Army Lawyer 2020 Issue 2 - The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center & School
The Army Lawyer | Issue 2 2020
By Major General Alexander Taylor | It is a tremendous honor to be asked to pen this article for this edition of the Army Lawyer. As Director-General, British Army Legal Services, I am hugely...
The Power of Deliberate Leader Presence
By Colonel Jerrett W. Dunlap Jr. | I firmly determined that my mannerisms and speech in public would always reflect the cheerful certainty of victory—that any pessimism and discouragement I...
Members of the Regiment Interred in Arlington National Cemetery
By Fred L. Borch III | Situated on a wooded hillside across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) is one of America’s most revered shrines. Remains of...
By Lieutenant Colonel Scott McDonald and Lieutenant Colonel Keirsten Kennedy | Defender-Europe 20 is the largest military deployment to Europe in 25 years, military officials say. It is...
On Exchange at British Army Headquarters
By Lieutenant Colonel Justin M. Marchesi | Among the best kept secrets of the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps is the hidden gem of the exchange officer1 post in the United Kingdom (U.K.)....
Part I: Why the FM 6-27 Update is Vital for Judge Advocates
By Lieutenant General Charles N. Pede | On 22 January 2020, Lieutenant General Charles N. Pede addressed members of the 68th Judge Advocate Officer Graduate Course, the Noncommissioned...
When Iran Sanctions Collided with Contingency Contracting
By Major Nolan Koon | On 19 December 2018, Army judge advocates (JA) huddled in video teleconference rooms spread across multiple time zones and locations throughout Kuwait, Iraq, Qatar, South...
Judge Advocates and German Attorneys in Nuremberg
By Lieutenant Colonel Ryan Kerwin and Mechthild C. Benkert | On the night of 19 October 2019, a standing-room-only crowd watched as members of the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate (OSJA),...
The Spoof Is in the Evidence
By Lieutenant Colonel Eric A. Catto | Most modern courts-martial include text/chat message evidence from a cell phone. Digital evidence, like all evidence, is susceptible to fraud, alteration,...
A Foreign Perspective on Legal Interoperability
By Lieutenant Colonel Paddy Larkin and Mr. Jan Bartels | With apologies to Sun Tzu,“Know your [allies] and yourself; in a hundred battles you will never be in peril.”1 Bottom line up front: no...
Preparing the JAG Corps for an Uncertain Tomorrow
By Colonel Peter Hayden, Lieutenant Colonel Josh Berry, and Major Justin Barnes | The flurry of Sends, Special Announcements, and JAG Connectors is not (just) the product of the Good Idea...
By Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Douvas, Major Gregg Curley, Major Nicholas Henry, Captain Jeffrey Amell, Captain Johnathon Turner, First Lieutenant Garrett Adcock, Gunnery Sergeant James Marczika,...
The Past is the Present
By Captain Sean K. Price | Misconduct by senior leaders in the U.S. armed forces always makes the news—invariably accompanied by a discussion of whether senior leaders receive more lenient...
Back to the Future
By Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey S. Dietz | In the time travel classic Back to the Future, Dr. Emmett Brown (Doc Brown) converts a DeLorean sports car into a time machine. As Doc Brown explains...
A Legal Framework for DoDs Artificial Intelligence Push
By Colonel Paul E. Golden | Some believe the emergence and proliferation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) represents humanity’s “fourth industrial revolution” and that it will drive...
Peacetime Partnerships in the Indo-Pacific
By Captain Benjamin A. Asare | United States Army leaders have recognized the importance of developing regional intelligence among the Joint Force. Regional intelligence includes understanding...