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ROLFSOs: One Individual Augmentation, Five Different Experiences

Throughout March and April, we will share stories from five Navy judge advocates who have served as Rule of Law Field Support Officers (ROLFSOs).  We kick-off the series with an introduction to the Rule of Law mission in Afghanistan by Army Brig. Gen. Mark S. Martins. Following the introduction we have our first post provided by Lt. Kyle Fralick, Nangarhar …

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Joint Women’s Leadership Symposium

Deputy Judge Advocate General of the Navy, Rear Adm. Nanette M. DeRenzi responds to a question at the 25th Sea Service Leadership Association’s Joint Women’s Leadership Symposium’s Navy JAG Corps breakout session in Washington D.C., March 6.  

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Judge advocate provides pro bono service

By Lt. Jonathan Hawkins, Region Legal Service Office Southeast Judge advocates, unlike many civilian attorneys, are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  At a moment’s notice, judge advocates must be ready to serve our clients whenever and wherever required.   However, military duties do not preclude the opportunity to perform meaningful pro bono work, as Lt. Cmdr. …

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Spot Delivery Car Sales

By Capt. Tom Wallace, Navy Reserve Administrative Law This article is not a substitute for individual legal advice and readers are advised that they should consult a lawyer to obtain proper advice for any legal issue. The most common car purchase problem reported to Navy legal assistance providers by Sailors and dependents is the “spot delivery” or “yo-yo” car sale.  …

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