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JAG Reporter Articles

The JAG Reporter is published by The Judge Advocate General’s School for the Office of The Judge Advocate General, United States Air Force. Use the navigation links to view articles in the various domains: Civil Law & Litigation, Leadership, Military Justice & Discipline, Operations & International Law, and Book Reviews. Also don't forget to explore our podcasts!

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  • Military Rule of Evidence 513

    This article outlines two C.A.A.F. opinions directly addressing Mil. R. Evid. 513, Mellette and Beauge, and the implications of C.A.A.F.’s decision to allow two Army Court of Criminal Appeal’s opinions, McClure and Tinsley, to stand.

  • Article 6b Representative

    This article discusses the statutory guidance for Article 6b representatives, the role of such representatives, practical considerations for appointing designees, and whether the representatives add value.

  • Confidential Informants

    This article discusses the delicate balance between law enforcement’s interests in protecting the identity of CIs and a military accused’s Constitutional and Statutory rights where “Congress intended more generous discovery to be available for military accused."

  • Making Your Case with Witness Testimony

    Considering the decisive effect witness testimony has on the outcome of a trial, preparing witnesses for testimony and improving direct examination techniques will pay dividends for your case presentation.

  • Show Me The Money

    While the Right to Financial Privacy Act (RFPA) used to be inapplicable to military practice, this article shows the new pre-referral compulsory process authorities likely make RFPA applicable in military courts-martial practice.