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USA Today OpEd on UCMJ Reform

Posted December 4th, 2013 in Courts-Martial, Military Law

Military lawyers are standing by, knowing that reform to the Uniform Code of Military Justice and court-martial procedure is coming soon. We are not considering whether there will be a change, but what will be the extent of the change.

Some are calling for a complete abolition of command control over the court-martial process. This would be an extreme and seismic shift in the way military justice practitioners do business.

Others are calling for a more measured approach that keeps commanders accountable for their. Read about this perspective here.

Until we finally see the newest defense authorization act, the waiting game will continue.

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