By Eugene R. Fidell With the major changes Congress enacted in the Military Justice Act of 2016, perhaps it would be useful to try to sketch the arc of American military justice and its place in the national legal firmament since the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) was enacted in 1950. These comments are… Continue reading Military Justice Since 1950: A Pyrrhic Victory?
As a “specialized society separate from civilian society,” the military experiences not only many of the same challenges as the larger society as a result of COVID-19, but also other challenges arising in the contexts of their normal missions and times of crisis. In light of the developments during the first half of 2020, Eugene… Continue reading COVID-19 & Military Law
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… Continue reading Military Justice: A Very Short Introduction (Book Review)