Jan. 28, 2021
Impacts of Wind Energy
With hundreds of military training routes (MTRs), ranges and important radar systems in potentially viable wind energy development areas, there is an ever increasing risk of unacceptable impacts on DoD operations and military readiness.
Oct. 6, 2020
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.
July 22, 2020
Protect Against Mayhem
The irony is, that by singling out GAP insurance, the DoD has created a situation where service members are forced to buy lesser GAP coverage through insurance companies or third party companies.
May 21, 2020
Hurricane Michael Response
This article will address what medical law practitioners and other legal professionals should do before, during, and after a natural disaster, based on the lessons learned from Hurricane Michael.
Feb. 18, 2020
Opposing counsel routinely ask for personnel documents… In this article, we’ll walk through what we do at the LLFSC, how we typically interact with the office that receives a request and help to alleviate cumbersome “fishin’ expeditions”....
Jan. 10, 2020
“More than a Dependent”
Professional military spouses are more than dependents. Many have more education, higher earning potential, and job satisfaction than their military spouse. Yet, most are often forced to quit their job and start over in the new PCS location.
Oct. 23, 2019
A member of the weather flight mentioned they were “keeping an eye on something” in the Caribbean Sea, but there was definitely no sense of alarm in the briefer’s demeanor …. We had no idea this would be our last day together as a group.
Aug. 22, 2019
Whistleblower cases provide a fascinating look into the inner workings of AF organization, leadership, and command. While this article cannot replace a full review of AFI 90-301 and the MWPA, it provides lawyers and JAGs with a quick primer on how to review and process these complex cases.
June 6, 2019
Media accounts of the events surrounding Col Bohannon’s decision not to sign the certificate of appreciation for his retiring noncommissioned officer’s same-sex spouse aren’t clear. After consulting several sources, this is my understanding of what happened.
March 28, 2019
Military Sexual Assault Testimony
The following describes a specific case where the federal officer removal statute was implicated through the creative use by civilian counsel. This article sets forth considerations that JAGs should consider when analyzing a case that implicates multiple jurisdictions.