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, Leadership, Military Justice & Discipline, and Operations & International Law. Also don't forget to explore our podcasts!


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  • Equal Protection Under Environmental Law?

    Military environmental law attorneys should be aware that all waivers of the federal government’s sovereign immunity from paying state-levied environmental fines need to be construed very narrowly.

  • AFJAGS Podcast, Episode 25

    In Part 2, we continue the discussion of the joint force leadership triad, focus, and the last pillar trust. We discuss how to monitor trust through the debriefing process, including how fighter pilots conduct debriefings as a best practice.

  • AFJAGS Podcast, Episode 24

    We discuss Brigadier General Demarest’s background, development of his leadership philosophy over multiple career paths, and 2 of the 3 pillars of the Joint Force Leadership triad including communication and focus.

  • Admitting Hearsay

    This article summarizes the Air Force’s current guidance with respect to the admission of hearsay at administrative discharge proceedings.

  • AFJAGS Podcast, Episode 23

    This episode is part 2 of a two-part interview with two guest experts, (Ret.) Lt Col Megan Allison and Lt Col Brandie Jeffries. In this episode, we continue the discussion on personality profiles.

  • Forewarned is Forearmed

    Junior and experienced military defense counsel alike will benefit from the book's (The United States v. You) concise explanations about the military justice process and trial preparation.