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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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Articles

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Procedural Guide

    The procedural guide is an important step in the triggering of legal ramifications for both the accused and the government. Incorrect completion and reading of the procedural guide could have drastic consequences and result in needless litigation.

  • Avoiding Voir Dire Pitfalls

    This article will provide guidance and some best practices you can employ when preparing for voir dire in the military courtroom.