Legalman Earns Commission During Career Intermission
Sept. 23, 2021 - Proving the Navy can help you achieve your goals, Legalman 1st Class Chelse Wilson took advantage of the Career Intermission Program (CIP) to earn a law degree and receive a commission into the Judge Advocate General Corps.
RLSO Southeast Holds Change of Command
Sept. 21, 2021 - Region Legal Service Office Southeast held a change of command ceremony on July 30, 2021, in the courtroom in Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla.
Health Law Judge Advocate Discusses Changing Practice Area
Sept. 13, 2021 - Deputy staff judge advocate Lt. Conrad W. Cascadden – a JAG community member currently assigned to the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery – recently participated in a question-and-answer session to discuss his background and share his perspectives on practicing health law during the Military Health System transformation.
What You Should Know About the Navy’s Fraternization Instruction
Sept. 8, 2021 - In November 2020, the Navy published an update to its Fraternization Policy. The new instruction, OPNAVINST 5370.2E, provides updated reporting procedures for instances of fraternization, as well as a more robust discussion section to help members navigate a determination of what relationships might violate the policy. This article is meant to offer a synopsis of the newly published instruction – a lawful general order – and to clarify what responsibilities it imposes upon all servicemembers.
Navy Region Legal Service Offices Merge
Aug. 24, 2021 - On Aug. 15, 2021, two Navy commands – Region Legal Service Office (RLSO) Hawaii and RLSO Northwest – merged. The merger created a unified RLSO headquartered in Bremerton, Wash., with a detachment in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, as well as three branch offices in Washington State.
Naval Justice School Marks 75th Anniversary
July 31, 2021 - On July 6, the Navy JAG community commemorated the 75th anniversary of the founding of its Naval Justice School. A special ceremony that included distinguished guests – as well as students and staff – took place at Naval Station Newport, where the school is headquartered.
2021 Navy JAG Corps Summer Interns
July 29, 2021 - The Navy JAG Corps is proud to host our 2021 summer interns! The Navy JAG Corps offers internships and externships to law students wishing to gain valuable legal experience, the opportunity for academic credit, and greater insight into life as a Navy judge advocate. Meet some of our summer interns.
JAG Community Member Wins ABA Career Judge Advocate Award
July 28, 2021 - The American Bar Association has announced that Navy judge advocate Cmdr. Abigail L. Meyers – who currently serves as Operations Officer at the Naval Justice School – has been selected to receive the ABA Outstanding Military Service Career Judge Advocate Award, sponsored by the Standing Committee on Armed Forces Law.