Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction (Book Review)

Military Justice

Eugene Fidell’s recently published book Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction fills an existing gap in academic military justice literature by providing readers with a condensed book focused solely on military justice. Fidell leverages his years of experience as both a practitioner and a scholar to bring us this “pint sized” book that covers topics ranging from the basics of military command to detention and military justice reform. Nevitt’s review of this “quick and easy military justice primer” makes it clear that readers from the newest law student to the most experience JAG could benefit from reading Fidell’s work.

Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction (Book Review)

By Mark P. Nevitt

Mark Nevitt is Associate Professor of Law at Syracuse University College of Law (Summer 2020). Prior to his appointment at Syracuse, he served as the Class of 1971 Distinguished Professor of Leadership & Law at the U.S. Naval Academy and Sharswood Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He served for 20 years in the Navy as both a tactical jet aviator and attorney in national security assignments throughout the world, serving in the rank of commander.

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