Military Law

Between 2011 and 2015, 57,141 soldiers, sailors, and airmen were separated from service with less-than-honorable (LTH) discharges for miĀ­nor misconduct related to mental health problems. These discharges disĀ­proportionately affected servicemembers of color. These veterans and others like them face daunting reintegration challenges when they return to civilian society, as federal agencies and state governments deny them the benefits that usually...

Introduction In September 2017, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Ortiz v. United States, a case challenging the appointment of a military judge. The case, which had come to the Court on appeal from the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF), was quickly complicated by an amicus brief arguing that the Court lacked […]