The military justice system has a unique purpose – in addition to prosecuting offenses as defined by Congress and the President, the military justice system is designed to assist commanders in [...]
During World War II, the U.S. military services operated under a disjointed and, most would agree, unfair system of military justice. In 1950 Congress enacted the Uniform Code of Military [...]
In Part 1 of this blog series, I describe the historical purpose of military justice: the preservation of good order and discipline within the military. I also explained that under modern [...]
Navy officer accused of illegal use of prescription medication and substandard performance required to show cause for retention on active duty.
In 2015, the Navy ordered my client to show cause for retention on active duty after the client tested positive on a routine urinalysis. We submitted information to Navy Personnel Command [...]