Tag Archives: Military Law

Chief Judge for USCAAF visits NAVSTA Norfolk in support of Law Day

By David Todd, The Flagship  NORFOLK — The Chief Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (USCAAF) made a special visit to Naval Station Norfolk, May 2, to speak with area judge advocates in support of Law Day, which is observed annually on May 1. “They [judge advocates] have the most important mission a lawyer can have in …

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Law Day 2013

Realizing the Dream: Equality for All “Freedom is not enough. … It is not enough just to open the gates of opportunity. All our citizens must have the ability to walk through those gates. This is the next and the more profound stage of the battle for civil rights. We seek not just freedom but opportunity. We seek not just legal equity …

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Sexual Assault: The Court-Martial Process and Victim’s Rights

The Navy is observing Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with the theme “Courage.” This week’s focus is “Courage to Support.” This blog represents the continuation of a blog posted yesterday and addresses victim’s rights and the support available during the trial process. By Teresa Scalzo, Deputy Director, Trial Counsel Assistance Program Yesterday, I blogged about reporting a sexual assault and the investigation …

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JAG Magazine 2012

Download Complete Magazine Or Download Select Articles Below: Letter from the Judge Advocate General New Leadership Takes Helm of Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps Naval Legal Service Command Adapts to Best Serve Navy, Clients Mentoring Law Students in Afghanistan Iraq: The First and Last Chapters of the U.S. Legal Mission In the Aftermath of the F/A-18D Crash Questions About Living Donor …

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Navy Judge Advocate Receives National District Attorneys Association Award

From Region Legal Service Office Hawaii Lt. Cmdr. James Toohey, senior trial counsel, Region Legal Service Office Hawaii, received the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) Award for his work on two high visibility child abuse cases. The NDAA honored Toohey for his outstanding trial advocacy, diplomacy, and tireless dedication to seek justice for abused children and relief for their families.  …

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Judge Advocate Assigned to SAPR-L Training Team Completes Mission

By Legalman 1st Class Scott Lorenson, Region Legal Service Office Southeast Cmdr. (sel) Christopher Mora recently returned to his duties as branch office head for Region Legal Service Office Southeast Branch Office New Orleans after 30 days traveling the southern United States and Western Europe as the judge advocate assigned to the Navy Personnel Command (NAVPERS) Sexual Assault Prevention and …

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JAGs in Afghanistan

Lt. Adam E. Inch, Rule of Law Field Force-Afghanistan (ROLFF-A), Lt. Wenhong You, Joint Legal Center, Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 (CJIATF 435), Lt. Margaret M. Villagran, US Forces – Afghanistan – North, Lt. Jonathan M. Hawkins, CJIATF 435, and Lt. Sara P. Neugroschel, ROLFF-A at an evidence conference in Afghanistan.

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Navy Legal Office Names Change, Services Remain Intact

The Naval Legal Service Command realigned its offices Oct. 1, but its legal services to the fleet did not change. Legal assistance services were previously provided by Naval Legal Service Offices (NLSOs). As a result of the realignment, a service member seeking legal assistance with an issue such as a will, power of attorney, family law advice or any similar …

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