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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.

March 6, 2019

Understanding Environmental Remediation On An Air Force Installation

Air Force bases have rich histories that predate legislation describing how hazardous substances should be handled and disposed; and the military mission inherently involves various substances, solvents, fuels and munitions, that make their way into the subsurface and groundwater.

Feb. 20, 2019

Advising the Undocumented Military Spouse

Although both parole in place and DACA may offer the undocumented military spouse peace of mind, legal assistance attorneys should ensure clients fully understand the benefits and limitations of each type of relief, as well as the eligibility criteria for both.

Feb. 6, 2019

Nothing Says ‘I Love You’ Like a Contract

As legal assistance attorneys and paralegals, we draft our clients’ requested estate planning documents, oversee document execution, and generally consider our work done. But it is also our job to ensure that clients’ later efforts to use their estate documents are as painless as possible.

Jan. 23, 2019

How to Achieve Success in Federal Magistrate Court

Beyond the relevant AFI, there is little Air Force guidance available to JAGs on the administration and prosecution of magistrate court cases. This article identifies four practical ways JAGs can achieve success as SAUSAs in federal magistrate court ...

Jan. 9, 2019

A Movement for Temperance

This article first contemplates our responsibility to guide Airmen with lessons of temperance learned from life in the glass house and offers the philosophy of a “stoic” Prisoner of War (P.O.W.) in Vietnam.

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