The Army Lawyer | Issue 1 2021View PDF
By Brigadier General R. Patrick Huston: This issue of the Army Lawyer pays homage to the concept of substantive mastery of the law. It is one of the foundational constants for the U.S. Army...
By Major C. Cal Walters: Like fingers pointing to the moon . . . diverse disciplines from anthropology to education, behavioral economics to family counseling, similarly suggest that the...
By William J. Koon: The Judge Advocate General’s (TJAG) directive for attorneys to become masters in one or two areas of the law as their careers progress1 fulfills the “expert” part of his...
By Fred L. Borch III: In January 1965, Sergeant Charles Robert Jenkins abandoned his post and, without authority, walked across the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) into North Korea. After...
By Fred L. Borch III: The following members of our Regiment, in alphabetical order, passed away in 2020. George Bahamonde (1934-2020)George Bahamonde served our Corps as a civilian...
By Major Todd C. Gately, Major Jordan C. Stapley, Major Mitchell M. Suliman, & Colonel Timothy P. Hayes Jr.: You are, by your own estimation, a relatively-seasoned trial counsel. Your...
By Lieutenant Colonel Alexander G. Douvas: The violent assault on the U.S. Capitol in January 2021 was a shocking and disgraceful spectacle. This horrendous act resulted in the first breach of...
By Command Sergeant Major Michael J. Bostic: The title of this article remains a constant aspiration for many military paralegals within our Corps. We must find ways to remain ready in our...
By Colonel Jeffrey S. Thurnher: Mercenaries . . . are useless and dangerous. And if a prince holds on to his state by means of mercenary armies, he will never be stable or secure.1Frankly, . ....
By Captain Vy T. Nguyen: Your client tells you their commander is involuntarily initiating separation proceedings against them and they are worried this can lead to them being removed from the...
By Colonel Mark Sydenham & William Martin: The Judge Advocate General (TJAG) expects the daily actions of every member of the Judge Advocate Legal Services (JALS) to reflect an unwavering...
By Peter Brownfeld & Ginevra Baino: Picture this: It is the night of 10 October 1985. Four Islamic terrorists with American blood on their hands are huddled in a grounded airplane in...
By Lieutenant Colonel Matthew A. Krause & Captain Jennifer L. Bryer: In the past several years, the use of explosive ordnance in urban areas has gained a high level of notoriety. This...
By Lieutenant Colonel Shaun B. Lister & Major C. Cal Walters: There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
By Lieutenant Colonel Robert E. Murdough: The panel files back into the courtroom. You try to read the members’ faces, but they are as inscrutable as ever. Your supervisor gives a reassuring...
By Lieutenant Colonel Phil M. Staten & Lieutenant Colonel Jeremy Stephens: Advocacy matters. Effective advocacy matters more. Soldiers facing courts-martial and the loss of liberty demand...
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